Eiryo Ashihara Collection
This is a collection of ballet, chanson, drama, and circus materials compiled by Eiryo Ashihara (1907-1981), a known scholar and critic of ballet and music. Beginning with approximately 5,400 Western books, 5,200 musical scores, and 9,300 records, it is composed of a variety of materials including all sorts of performance programs and posters, colored woodblock prints, and personally handwritten notes.
Numbers written in 【 】 are our library call number.
1. How to Search
Click the checkbox "Ashihara Collection" on the NDL Online Advanced search screen.
*It is not possible to request materials from NDL Online.
The colored woodblock prints can also be searched and viewed in the National Diet Library Digital Collections (Rare Books and Old Materials).With respect to this sentence, some of them are publicly available on the Internet.
In addition, the following catalogs are open-access in the Tokyo Main Library Music and Audio-Visual Materials Room. In the contents database, you can also search the titles (both in the original language and in Japanese translation) collected in Volume 3 Part 4.
"Eiryo Ashihara korekushon mokuroku" (National Diet Library 1982-2002 【KD1-47】)
*Numbers inside the brackets 【 】 indicate our library call number for the item.
- Volume 1 Collected Western Books
- Volume 2 Collected Scores
- Volume 3 Collected Records
- Volume 4 Collected records / Instrumental music / Other (Excluding Chansons)
- Volume 5 Supplements simplified-cataloging materials
2. How to Use
After confirming the call number, please fill out the material request form available in the Tokyo Main Library Music and Audio-Visual Materials Room and submit it at the counter. Permission is required to view some of materials in the collection, such as records and performance programs, etc.
These items may not be lent out by the library.