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Akita Nikata Bushi

秋田荷方節

Dies ein Stück des Genres: Min'yo von Min'yo Schule.

Geschichte (Takahashi Yujiro):

A party song from Niigata Prefecture spread to Akita, where Asano Umewaka wed the free-rhythm song to a driving, rhythmic shamisen part, elaborated and accelerated to become one of Japan's most virtuosic instrumentals. The shamisen, as the "star", is usually mixed louder than the voice. Like "Esashi Oiwake", this song's title contains two place names, revealing its present and previous locales: "Nikata" is a corruption of "Niigata".

In Niigata's Yamamachi, the old granny flower seller doesn't sell flowers, she sells oil.
The cherry tree in the manor on the high mountain: its seven branches bloom eightfold.

Akita Nikata Bushi spielt auf den folgenden Alben

AlbumShakuhachiKotoShamisen
Min'yo - Folk Song from Japan - Takahashi Yujiro and friends Takahashi Yujiro

    A party song from Niigata Prefecture spread to Akita, where Asano Umewaka wed the free-rhythm song to a driving, rhythmic shamisen part, elaborated and accelerated to become one of Japan's most virtuosic instrumentals. The shamisen, as the "star", is usually mixed louder than the voice. Like "Esashi Oiwake", this song's title contains two place names, revealing its present and previous locales: "Nikata" is a corruption of "Niigata".

    In Niigata's Yamamachi, the old granny flower seller doesn't sell flowers, she sells oil.
    The cherry tree in the manor on the high mountain: its seven branches bloom eightfold.

    Copyright 1999 - Dr David W. Hughes
    e-mail dh6@soas.ac.uk

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