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Yagibushi - Percussion Quintet

Price: $13.46


Yagibushi is a type of Japanese folksong. Yagi is a place between Tkoto and west of the Kansai district in Japan, with bushi meaning song. There is a distinct rhythm and narrow melodic range usually sung by a chorus in unison which characterizes this type of work song, drinking song, and dance song. The accompaniment to the Yagibushi is usually performed with the Shamisen (long-neck lute), hand clapping, and a variety of percussion instruments.


  • Xylophone, Bells
  • Temple Blocks, Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum, Bongos, Triangle
  • 2 Cymbals, Bass Drum, Bamboo wind chimes
  • 3 Timpani

  • Table of Contents:

    Publisher: Meredith Music
    Composer/Author: Grimo, Steve
    Catalog Number: 00317222
    Pages: 17