Oki Kano - Utuwaskarap


Oki Kano
Song Name: Utuwaskarap
By: Oki Kano
Country: Japan
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Music From the Tea Lands
Link to buy: Putumayo World Music
Genre: folk music of Japan , traditional music of Japan , tankuri
Date Added: 12 Nov 2016
John Lee
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Utuwaskarap by Oki Kano is part of folk music tradition in/by Japan. Folk Music of Japan is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Utuwaskarap (or folk music of Japan), other than checking Japan you can also check music of China and Korea. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

This song originally comes from a tribe named "َThe Ainue" ( pronounced: I-new ). The Ainue are the aboriginal inhabitants in Japan which mostly disappeared today. Oki Kano plays tankuri, a Japanese instrument with five string and made from wood. Its an instrument from Ainue. Of course the song is updated to ears of modern listeners.

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