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  1. Japan: Shakuhachi: Japanese Flute Digital MP3 Album

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    Japan: Shakuhachi: Japanese Flute Digital MP3 Album

    $6.00
    This album features serenely beautiful, centuries-old compositions performed solo by shakuhachi master Kohachiro Miyata of the Ensemble Nipponia and recorded live during the group’s first North American tour in 1976.
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  2. Traditional Vocal & Instrumental Pieces Digital MP3 Album

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    Traditional Vocal & Instrumental Pieces Digital MP3 Album

    $8.00
    A soundtrack to the tranquil beauty of ancient Japan, the works here are performed by Ensemble Nipponia, recorded live on the group’s 1976 North American tour. Many traditional Japanese musics are represented—folk, religious, dramatic, lullaby, even narr...
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  3. Japan: Koto Music Digital MP3 Album

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    Japan: Koto Music Digital MP3 Album

    $8.00
    This classic focuses on the austere beauty of six traditional pieces, dating from the 17th to 19th centuries, written for the koto—the elegant, zither-like instrument central to Japanese music—and the virtuosity of the players, all 20th-century masters.
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  4. Japan: Flower Dance: Japanese Folk Melodies Digital MP3 Album

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    Japan: Flower Dance: Japanese Folk Melodies Digital MP3 Album

    $9.00
    This album presents important Japanese folk melodies, often centuries old—lullabies, children's tunes, and drinking songs, as well as court music still used today in traditional dances. These cherished songs are performed on the koto, shamisen, and various per...
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  5. Japan: Geza Music From The Kabuki CD + MP3 Bundle

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    Japan: Geza Music From The Kabuki CD + MP3 Bundle

    $10.00
    Recorded in Japan, this album features the scene-setting geza (off-stage) music of Japanese Kabuki theatre. Musicians employ the shamisen, flutes, bells, and drums to produce spare, percussive sounds that suggest Balinese gamelan music performed in slow mot...
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  6. Japan: Geza Music from the Kabuki Digital MP3 Album

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    Japan: Geza Music from the Kabuki Digital MP3 Album

    $9.00
    Recorded in Japan, this album features the scene-setting geza (off-stage) music of Japanese Kabuki theatre. Musicians employ the shamisen, flutes, bells, and drums to produce spare, percussive sounds that suggest Balinese gamelan music performed in slow mot...
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  7. Japan: Koto Classics Digital MP3 Album

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    Japan: Koto Classics Digital MP3 Album

    $8.00
    This contemplative solo set features Shinichi Yuize, known internationally as both a virtuoso koto player and a composer. He traces the history of one of the world's oldest instruments through these five compositions, performing haunting vocals on two of them.
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  8. Japan: Kabuki & Other Traditional Music Digital MP3 Album

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    Japan: Kabuki & Other Traditional Music Digital MP3 Album

    $8.00
    The Japanese traditions of narrative and instrumental music exist independently of one another but flow together in the music of the Japanese theater. This album features four of the most popular dance pieces from the Kabuki stage, an excerpt from one of the great n...
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  9. Japan: Shakuhachi Music: A Bell Ringing in the Empty Sky Digital MP3 Album

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    Japan: Shakuhachi Music: A Bell Ringing in the Empty Sky Digital MP3 Album

    $8.00
    Different from most other traditional Japanese musics, that of the shakuhachi (an end-blown vertical bamboo flute) is purely instrumental, yet it is often better able to reflect the heart of Japanese culture than vocal music. The pieces on this album come from the 1...
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  10. China: Music Of The Pipa Digital MP3 Album

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    China: Music Of The Pipa Digital MP3 Album

    $7.00
    The pipa, the four-stringed, fretted Chinese lute, was introduced to Asia from the Middle East in the sixth century. Here, virtuoso Lui Pui-yuen performs both traditional and, reflecting the recent revival of the instrument, more contemporary compositions and arrang...
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