Shamisen Drone Performance “Breath-Taking!”

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A recent performance held by members of the Tsugaru-Jamisen Oyama-kai has utilized the starlit sky around Mt. Fuji as its backdrop, featuring a light show with LED drones “dancing” to musicians wielding the shamisen, bound to be a noteworthy performance for those fascinated by both ancient Japan and new age technology.

The bright performance and its MIDI controlled LED drones:

Another more recent indoor performance:

The performance has naturally produced a wealth of positive acclaim, most notably for its combination of “old instruments” and “new technology”.


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    Comment by Anonymous
    06:32 02/05/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Yes! That's what I'm talking about.

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    Comment by Daniel Park
    11:39 02/05/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    great performance!

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:03 03/05/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    finally a use for those wastes of plastic annoying buzzing contraptions.

    I thought that you had to get as close to commercial aircraft as possible if you own one of these??

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:45 03/05/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    I play the shamisen, but unfortunately I'm only learning nagauta shamisen (which is music for kabuki and noh performance) which tends to be unmelodic and repetitive except during solos, thanks to the emphasis on the vocalist. I don't have the heart to tell my sensei I'd prefer to learn tsugaru jamisen (not that I think she could teach me anyway, she's exclusively a nagauta performer). Since I'm pretty sure she's the only shamisen teacher in my city (if not my entire country), I may have to teach myself using online resources.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:33 03/05/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    That is awesome, thanks.



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