Here you will find MP3 audio tracks of the Kakko from Japan. Click on the link to play the track to share with your class now, or right click on the link and choose “save as” to save the track to your own computer and share with your class later.
- Gagaku ensemble from Japan “Jo (Prelude)” is a composition based on the piece Goshoraku. This opening part of togaku music is in free rhythm with eight long cycles separated by strong taiko drum beats and clear kakko hits (from a CD titled Reigakusha Sukeyasu Shibaon on Celestial Harmonies LC 7869, track #2)
Here you will find MP3 audio tracks of the Kakko from Japan to download and share with your class. Your students can play along, following instructions found in the relevant curriculum chapter. Download TUBS notation paper. Click on the link to listen to the track track or right click on the link and choose “save as” to save the track to your own computer.
|Free rhythms – sei, one hit with space||0:23|
|Free rhythms – mororai, fast, steady roll||0:30|
|Free rhythms – katarai, acceleration or bouncing ball rhythm||0:50|
|Measured rhythms – yatra-byoshi, shoko rhythm||0:36|
|Measured rhythms – yatra-byoshi, kakko rhythm||0:34|
|Measured rhythms – yatra-byoshi, taiko rhythm||0:28|
|Measured rhythms – yatra-byoshi of togaku ensemble||0:38|
Download a PDF of the Audio Content Notes to Roots of Rhythms lessons 1 through 10.
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