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Japan
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2011-08-14 03:02:07
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  1. cengceng
    Balinese cymbals used in the gamelan for rhythm and color.
  2. gagaku
    is a type of Japanese classical music that has been performed at the Imperial Court in Kyoto for several centuries
  3. hichiriki
    is a double reed Japanese fue (flute) used as one of two main melodic instruments in Japanese gagaku music,
  4. Etenraku
    (越天楽, literally music brought from heaven) is a Japanese gagaku melody and dance. It is usually played with a hichiriki
  5. shakuhachi
    is a Japanese end-blown flute. It is traditionally made of bamboo it was used by the monks of the Fuke school of Zen Buddhism
  6. komuso
    Komusō were characterised by the straw basket (a sedge or reed hood named a tengai) worn on the head, manifesting the absence of specific ego.[2] They are also known for playing solo pieces on the shakuhachi (a type of Japanese bamboo flute).
  7. taiko
    new jap drum ensembles
  8. kumi
    daiko
    literally means a taiko ensemble that consists of various taikos
  9. Daihachi
    Oguchi
    was a Japanese drummer best known for popularizing taiko.
  10. Kodo
    In Japanese the word "Kodo" conveys two meanings: "heartbeat" the primal source of all rhythm
  11. San
    Francisco Taiko Dojo
    The oldest and largest group in the Western world.

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