Gerald Briones - The Spirit of Great Oak

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Japan:
Folk
Music
The Stats of Japan
~ Land Mass = 377835km
~Geography = Rugged and Mountainous
Terrain
~Climate = Tropical and Temperate weathers
~ Population = 26,602,110
~Male = 13,894,436
~Female = 12,707,674
~ Population Density = 336.9
~ Population Growth = .25%
~ Prominent Religions = Shintoism
And Buddhism
Japanese Music
-Nature Themed
-Instruments: biwa, Shamisen, taiko
- Different scales
hirajoshi scale: F G Ab C & Db
Benjamin
Britten
Britten’s Life
Early Childhood
- Benjamin grew up in favorable circumstances
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-Moved to the states
-Found love
Later Years
-Died from a heart attack
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~ Benjamin Britten had an unmatched musical mind
~ Composed 4 types of Music
~ Award Winning Composer
Musical link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvKNMxAndYQ
Meiji Music
Benjamin Britten’s Music
~ “Mah”
~ Violins, Vocalists, piano, etc.
~Shamisen, Koto, Taiko etc
~ Regular chords
~ Theme: Life Experiences
~Sparse Rhythm
~Theme: Nature and Peace
Commonality
-Japanese culture
- Pentatonic scale
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Hl music sites
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meiji_period
http://www.farsidemusic.com/historyJa.html#JAPANESEMUSICBEFOREMEIJI1862
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Japan_before_Meiji_Restoration
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