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Senow 365 Hakone-no-Yama

Japanese Color and Offset Lithograph

Sheet Music for "Hakone-no-Yama"

cover by Takehisa Yumeji, 1924

IHL Cat. #561

About This Print

This song sheet, Senow No. 365, was issued in 1924 by the music publisher Senow Ongaku Shuppansha.  The artist Takehisa Yumeji (1884-1934) designed around 280-300 covers for Senow, this one being for the song Hakone-no-Yama by the composer and conductor Yamada Kōsaku1 山田 耕筰 (1886-1965.)

1 His name is sometimes seen in its westernized version of Kósçak Yamada.

Senoo (Senow) Kōjirō

Senoo Kōjirō 妹尾幸次郎 (1891-1961), also known as Senoo Kyō 妹尾幸陽,  the head of Senow Ongaku Shuppansha, was a publisher of musical scores and also a performance manager for many Western artists performing in Japan.  He was the President of Yogaku Kensei Sha (The Association for the Study of Occidental Music), which he established in 1919.  The Society had a membership 1,200 in the 1930s.  Its purpose was to study and spread Occidental music.1

1 The Japan Year Book Volume 1, Foreign Affairs Association of Japan, 1933, p. 1367.

Song Sheet Contents




back cover inside
back cover

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #561
 Title/Description "Hakone-no-Yama" by Yamada Kōsaku (Song sheet No. 365)
 Series n/a
 Takehisa Yumeji (1884-1934)
 Seal not sealed
 Publication Date October 1924
 Publisher  Senow Ongaku Shuppansha (Kojiro Senow) ("Senow" also seen spelled as "Senoo" and "Senoh")
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - stain on cover lower right margin; soiling and overall toning
 Genre Graphic design for musical score
 H x W Paper 12 1/4 x 9 in. (31.1 x 22.9 cm)
 Collections This Print
 Reference Literature Takehisa Yumeji "Senoo gakufu" hyōshiga daizenshū 竹久夢二「セノオ楽譜」表紙画大全集; Takehisa Yumeji, Takehisa Minami, Oohira Naoteru; Kokusho Kankōkai, 2009, p. 201.
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