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Traditional music

nhannah

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Anybody else out there enjoy listening to traditional Japanese music ?
 

Kara_Nari

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Yes, I love the sound of the shamisen and the drums.
So mesmerising! I would love to learn to play one day.
I have played a little of the korean drum... I think I just like making lots of noise.
 

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I like shakuhachi music, and enka (don't tell anyone though)...
 

Kinsao

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I haven't listened to traditional Japanese music, but I would really like to! Can anyone recommend some good contemporary Japanese musicians or groups that play in the traditional style?
 

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Yes, I love the sound of the shamisen and the drums.
So mesmerising! I would love to learn to play one day.
I have played a little of the korean drum... I think I just like making lots of noise.
I have to agree I love Japanese Traditional music...epically Shamisen, I really like the theater music to like Kabuki, and Bunraku they just have lovely sounds..I would love to learn how to play Shamisen some day
 

masaegu

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I recommend the Yoshida Brothers if you like the sound of the shamisen. You can see their videos on Youtube for a start.
 

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Ahh it's gorgeous!! I love listening to the traditional music of different cultures, but especially Japan's.
 

gaige

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umekichi is my favorite singer, and gion kouta is my favorite song!!!
 

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is there a official troupe for the emperor or military or something?
usually military symphonies and choirs and such are amazing id be pretty surprised if that wasn't true for a country for japan
 

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is there a official troupe for the emperor or military or something?
usually military symphonies and choirs and such are amazing id be pretty surprised if that wasn't true for a country for japan

The Imperial Household Agency of Japan has a department specialized in music, and they play 窶ーテォナ?y gagaku (Japanese Imperial Court Music).
http://www.kunaicho.go.jp/e08/ed08-01.html
 

Mycernius

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I like the traditional drums. I only have 1 CD with it on though.
 
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