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What is Ziuta?

"ZIUTA" is held above and shamisen music and using (shamisen song), and the land of song Edo (local = upward) and singing the song composed by the blind minstrel from the Professor also known.

With a long epic song "UTAI MONO" One of Japan's leading traditional music. And one of the three songs.

Among many shamisen music, which can be traced back to the oldest, is a father of many shamisen music, and even factions joruri and Nagauta Gidayu section can be considered to have originally derived from "ZIUTA" .

Japanese music in modern art and has been linked to the development stage and many joruri puppet theater and kabuki, and performing arts scene is relatively independent.

 

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Japan's traditional performing arts that I met my entire life, "ziuta (koto)" is.

First instrument in their hands, and grew to love music, "ziuta (koto)" is.

Even when it's with someone you do not leave.

It is the love, joy, sorrow, suffering.

"ziuta" is a way of emotional outburst of emotion for me.

In the future, continue to love you always, should you can count on, and music.

 

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["ZIUTA" shamisen (three stringed shamisen) Characteristics]

Rod are included in the medium, "ZIUTA" shamisen is slightly larger than the trunk Jōruri shamisen and rod in the rod system.
Yanagawa shamisen shamisen thin rod more than just "HOSHOZAO" (shamisen Kyoto) in school while using less.

The yarn (string) use what is often a little thicker than the long epic song.
Contact with the rod per barrel, the shamisen is a normal surface of the rod gradually we will draw a curve down (to form the "chicken breast" is called), but "ZIUTA" shamisen is a height to the bone adjacent to the upper torso are designed to preserve the.

This release from the string is two octaves and two can make a sound like the extent of high degree (octave and one other shamisen 5 - 6 degrees).

It was devised, the Meiji Kumamoto, Kyushu, Akira Yuki Nagaya system "ZIUTA" musicians who played in Tokyo (to you and Yuki Teru 1843 - 1920) called.

TEGOTOMONO ZIUTA SONG is commonly used in high position, now let out This is clear treble. This furnished has been incorporated into later for shamisen Tsugaru shamisen and folk music.

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In the Edo era, koto is our road system for the blind musician was patent that is, to become professional musicians of the koto as a profession for the public was not allowed.

This "ZIUTA" developed as compared with accompanying music and visual elements, such as Kabuki Ningyo Joruri other shamisen music, theater and the development of koto music as pure music irrelevant.

Its core is that the accompaniment of koto songs "KUMIUTA" and a solo instrumental song "DANMONO" respectively. And "ZIUTA" In that ensemble, and many 地歌 songs, especially "TEGOTO MONO" as a repertoire has grown greatly.

The shamisen music "YUURI" they also have ties with the spread as an instrument for the people that if anything shamisen, koto music has an elegant and spirituality are often interviewed Dynasty literature, this The warrior for the "highbrow music" as the koto is the daughter of a samurai Chords (amateur) was touted as.

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