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Nagamochi Uta

長持唄

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

History (Takahashi Ryozan):

This min-yo is sung during the wedding procession, as the bride-to-bo, dressed in her ceremonial garments, leaves her home for that of her future husband. The poem consists of a series of blessings, sung by men who have been chosen by the families for their fine voices. This min-yo is very well known; it is sung in all the provinces and islands of Japan.

Nagamochi Uta appears on the following albums

AlbumShakuhachiKotoShamisen
Minyo Meijin Series Kikuchi Tansui


Minyo no Shirabe Takahashi Kosui

Minyo of Tohoku Takahashi Ryozan

    This min-yo is sung during the wedding procession, as the bride-to-be, dressed in her ceremonial garments, leaves her home for that of her future husband. The poem consists of a series of blessings, sung by men who have been chosen by the families for their fine voices. This min-yo is very well known; it is sung in all the provinces and islands of Japan.

Nihon Minyo - Shakuhachi Tokusen Shu - 1


Shakuhachi Min'yo - 1991


Shakuhachi Minyo Yes

Shakuhachi no sekai - 1


Tokusen Shakuhachi Minyo


Tokusen Shakuhachi Minyo


Yagishita - 2



The International Shakuhachi Society - 2017