How to play traditional Japanese instruments

The Japanese musical tradition is full of traditional instruments.The traditional Japanese instrumentality (Tohō) encompasses the use of the traditional Japanese musical instruments as a means to communicate with the world.Tohō is often seen as a sort of cultural artefact and as a signifier of traditional Japanese culture.For example, traditional Japanese guitarists have been known to […]

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Japanese violinist’s solo piano concert in Japan’s capital to be broadcast live

An instrumental wedding song will be performed by a young Japanese violinists at the opening ceremony of the new year in Tokyo.The song, titled Inara, is the result of collaboration between composer Toshihiro Tatsumi and violinist Keiko Mizuhara.The concert is to be shown live on national broadcaster NHK, and will be broadcast on YouTube on […]

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A new album from the British rock band Wind, an instrumental album by the American band Wind is in theaters this month

The wind instruments on this new Wind album are the kind of stuff you might find in a band called the Wind.You may know it as the quintessential British band, but the Wind has been making music for decades, from their own instrumental album “The Wuthering Heights” to the music of the band’s many collaborators.The […]

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