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Hanagasa Ondo

花笠音頭

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

History (Takahashi Ryozan):

This song is usually performed as a prelude to merrymaking in Japan, just before the dancing begins. In street processions it is often accompanied by drums, flutes and small bells.

Hanagasa Ondo appears on the following albums

AlbumShakuhachiKotoShamisen
Minyo Meijin Series Watanabe Kizo


Minyo of Tohoku Takahashi Ryozan

    This song is usually performed as a prelude to merrymaking in Japan, just before the dancing begins. In street processions it is often accompanied by drums, flutes and small bells.

Nihon Minyo - Shakuhachi Tokusen Shu - 2


Shakuhachi Folk Tunes - Vol 2


Shakuhachi, Shamisen no Shirabe; Nihon no Minyo - 1


Special Selection of Folk Songs for the Shakuhachi - 2



The International Shakuhachi Society - 2017