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Kariboshikiri Uta

刈干切唄

This is a piece of genre Min'yo from the Min'yo School.

Kariboshikiri Uta appears on the following albums

AlbumShakuhachiKotoShamisen
Invitation to the Folk Songs for Shakuhachi


Japanese Folk Songs


    In olden days farmers cut bamboo grass or miscanthus for thatching their roofs or feeding their cows and horses. They used a scythe for cutting. While they worked, they sang this song with slow tempo.

Journey of the Wind


Melody of Japan - Pathos of Autumn


Minyo Meijin Series Watanabe Kizo


Minyo Shakuhachi no Shirabe


Nihon Minyo - Shakuhachi Tokusen Shu - 2



Shakuhachi - Clive Bell Clive Bell

    The harvesting, drying and cutting song - A farmer's working song from Kyushu.

Shakuhachi Folk Tunes - Vol 3


Shakuhachi Min'yo - 1991


Shakuhachi Minyo Yes

Shakuhachi Minyo no Shirabe


Shakuhachi no sekai - 1


Special Selection of Folk Songs for the Shakuhachi - 2



View From Here, The Peter Ross


The International Shakuhachi Society - 2014