S Ran Bushi

S Ran Bushi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. S ran Bushi is one of the most famous traditional songs (min'y ) in Japan. It is a Japanese sea shanty that is said to have been first sung by the fishermen of Hokkaid, northern Japan.S ran Bushi accompanies the bon dance in many parts of Japan, and it has its own dancing styles that date back generations. The dance moves depict ocean waves, fishermen dragging nets, pulling ropes and lifting luggage over their shoulders. This dance is taught in many schools across Japan as part of the curriculum.During regular intervals of the dance, the words: "DOKKOISYO!" "DOKKOISYO!" "SORAN!" "SORAN!" Are called. Those words were used in the past to encourage the fisherman during their work.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • The
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136308827
  • 9786136308821