Archive for the ‘Japan’ Category

With Volume 11 of the World Library we receive a rich sampling of traditonal music from Japan, its near islands, Taiwan and Korea. Side 1 is devoted to Japanese music, with fishermen and geisha songs, instrumental pieces, etc… and side 2 has music from the Ryukyus Island, Formosa (Taiwan) and Korea. Most of the examples on the records represent very old musical traditons but some pieces show ┬ámore westernized versions. As usual, i strongly recommend to read the liner notes shown below for information on each track.


Side 1:Japan

Side 2: Ryukyus, Formosa and Korea

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