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Tsugaru Yosare Bushi


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

Tsugaru Yosare Bushi appears on the following albums


Selections from Koto, Shamisen and Shakuhachi

    Shamisen is a stringed instrument resembling a banjo but has only three strings. Transmitted from old, it is a popular instrument in all parts of Japan. Tsugaru Shamisen which is used to accompany folk songs of the Tsugaru District has a larger body and heavier strings, as distinguished from the ordinary Shamisen used in Naga-Uta and others. Tsugaru Yosare Bushi is a folk song of the Aomori District, performed by Shamisen in solo without song.

The International Shakuhachi Society - 2018