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Japan Music Classics #2

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 15 July 2011 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

釣太鼓 tsuri-daiko, hung drum
龍笛 ryuteki, bamboo flute. The sound is said to express voice of dragon.
You can listen to the sound of the instruments with Real Player.
See also http://www.gagaku.net/index.ENG.html
June 19, 2011 @藤森神社

Canon EOS 40D 1/90 second F/4.0 ISO 800 106 mm

Please leave your comments.

Z from Shanghai, China

Great musical and culture picture! I like 竹笛!

15 Jul 2011 5:23am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendid framing, their costumes are superb. Magnificent B & W. Good day.

15 Jul 2011 7:47am

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Beautifully done!

15 Jul 2011 10:58am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

well done

15 Jul 2011 11:27am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautifully framed shot Hiro! The musicians appear to all be women. I thought I understood that this tradition was maintained by monks and therefore that they would be men..... ;-)

15 Jul 2011 12:45pm

@Eric Cousineau: See next day's post. Men and women together. Thanks !

k@ from Paris, France

The compo with the hats and the circle is superb !

16 Jul 2011 6:53am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Men and women together... beatifully framed!

17 Jul 2011 1:19pm

Twojays from Southwest Montana, United States

Thank you so much for showing these rare and wonderful pictures of your beauty oriented and exquisite culture. I love learning and appreciating it through pictures which indeed speak far more than mere words.

17 Jul 2011 4:24pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Impacting in B&W !

18 Jul 2011 5:43am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great capture..excellence

31 Jul 2011 8:57am