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- noun A form of traditional Japanese vocal music, often used in
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He said Japanese have to a large extent become Westernized in their game-playing, and that the number of people enjoying traditional arts such as '' nagauta '' ballads sung to shamisen accompaniment has declined.
She was to have four classes that morning — shamisen, dance, tea ceremony, and a form of singing we call nagauta.
Memoirs of a Geisha Golden, Arthur, 1957- 1997