Japanese Lullaby

Japanese Lullaby

Japanese Lullaby……….. 4-minute audio—This haunting Japanese lullaby from the Edo period (1603~1868) features a 6-piece ensemble of Shakuhachi flute, two 13-string Koto (zither), 3-string shamisen, biwa (Japanese short-neck lute) and…

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Bunraku Puppetry

Bunraku Puppetry

  10-minute video introduction to one of the world's great theater forms, 400-year old Japanese Bunraku puppetry.  Unlike puppet theaters in many cultures which are created for children, Bunraku is dramatic…

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