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Lullaby of Itsuki
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
1961 – 1962
Itsuki, Japan
Collection 1
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Compositions , Human , Music , Similarity , Tempo , Texture , Traditional , Vocal , Voice , Voice

Collection 1 #43

You just heard an old Japanese folk song. Just like the English folk music we have already listened to, Japanese folk songs have a very long history and get passed down from generation to generation, until the person who first wrote the song is forgotten! There are all sorts of different styles and subjects for…

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