Completed in the Summer of 2003, five years after the opening of the Sangohkan, and serving as its new symbol, the Concert Hall now resonates with the magnificent sounds of the long awaited pipe-organ.
from stage view
from seat view
rehearsal room 1
rehearsal room 2
Based on the “Baroque-style” organs of Northern Germany, the organ produces sounds at once gorgeous and delicate, and is innovatively designed so as to allow the performer to play various styles of music from the Classical to the Romantic, as well as Contemporary compositions.
Outline of the Pipe-Organ
- approx, 10 meters
- approx, 8 meters
- approx, 6 (from the front of the Ruckpositive to the pipes at the rear)
- Number of Pipes
- Number of Stops
- Number of Keyboards
- 4 manual keyboards (of 56 keys each)
1 pedal keyboard (30 keys)
- John Brombaugh & Associates, Inc.(Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A.)
This Noh Drama Theater, designed along the lines of the ancient Momoyama style, provides an excellent facility for performances not only of Noh and Kyogen, but also performances of music played on Japanese instruments, such as koto, shamisen, and shakuhachi, and of other traditional arts, such as Japanese Dance.