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ARTIST
TITLE
Japan: Classical and Courtly Songs of the Ryukyu
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
OCORA 560244 OCORA 560244
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
9/11/2012

"The Okinawa archipelago (formerly the independent kingdom of Ryukyu) is situated at a crossroads of cultural influences (Japan, China and South East Asia). Blending these elements, Okinawa developed an original musical style, demonstrated here with a collection of classical and courtly songs accompanied on the sanshin lute. Performers include National Living Treasure Choichi Terukina, as well as Shinjin Kise and Masaya Yamauchi." Deluxe oversized hardbound packaging.