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Indonesian Popular Music Kroncong, Dangdut, and Langgam Jawa
Dangdut is a raucous Javanese mix of Indian film music, transatlantic rock, scraps of Middle-Eastern pop. Kroncong songs with ukelele-style accompaniment (and brass band settings here) run way back to Portugal.




Japan Teruhisa Fukuda, Shakuhachi
Six deeply spiritual pieces from the Kinko School, developed in eighteenth century Japan by wandering zen monks for whom this flute music was a pathway to enlightenment.



Japan Kineya Ensemble, Nagauta
Musical accompaniments to kabuki theatre, by this pre-eminent Japanese chamber orchestra, with voice, shamisen lutes, fue flute, and kotsuzumi, otsuzumi and taiko drums.



Japan Okinawa: Classical and Courtly Songs of the Ryukyu
With accompaniment on the sanshin lute a lovely, melodic blend of Japanese, Chinese and South East Asian styles characteristic of the Okinawa archipelago (formerly the independent kingdom of Ryukyu).









Japan Satsuma Biwa
The medieval story of the Heike clan combining drama and heroics with Buddhist reflection on the ephemerality of existence sung by Kakujo Iwasa and Kakuryu Saito, with lute accompaniment.




Japanese Traditional Music Noh, Biwa, Shakuhachi - 1941
Second magical, poignant volume drawing on a set of sixty 78s issued in 1942, this time featuring Noh theatre musicians, many trained by artists active before the Meiji period, prior to 1868.



Japanese Traditional Music Koto And Shamisen, 1941
Imai Keisho playing koto and Yamase Shoin shamisen, amongst others. Historic recordings by Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai. Excellent label.