Japanese drumming

Maybe You have heard about It, maybe You haven’t heard about It. If somebody tryes to present by words ‘japanese music’, It is something, which is similar to another asian tradition from far east, for example China and Korea. But, in Japan, there are also taiko drumming orchestras. Advertisements

Forward to the Persia

Persia, this was country placed in land, where is today’s Iran. Nowadays, there is language called new Persian or Farsi. This is so different language of old Persian language. This country has a rich culture. Ofcourse It means, that Persian music is very amazing too. Very interesting is this fact, that is assumed, that first…

Music of pearl divers

One friend on the internet informed me about Fijiri music. This is music, which is mostly vocal and It is played in eastern arabic gulf states, mainly in Bahrain and Kuwait. Singers imitates such things, like taking boat to the water, swimming on the gulf and, there are also percussions too to accompany singers. They…

Music is art of the universe by Indians

Indian classical music is oldest form of classical music. This music was created in the India’s wedic period. Also, indian classical music is not divided and composed, like our western classical music. In this music are laws of the universe. How is It possible? Indian classical music is tuned not, like our western classical music…

Indonesian Gamelan

Maybe somebody of You heard about indonesian Gamelan, or You are from Indonesia and maybe know this tradition very well. Gamelan is music played mostly by percussion musical instruments, mainly metallophones and some drums too. There are also some bamboo flutes and string musical instruments, but Gamelan is characterized mainly by those metallophones. There are…

Armenian Duduk

Maybe You’ve heard a typical armenian music with this musical instrument. If You haven’t heard It, here is an example. Duduk is a double reed instrument made of apricott wood. Its sound is very great to heart I think. So, try listen It by a famous Duduk player Djivan Gasparian.

Throat singing from Mongolia and Tuva

People specially in Mongolia and Tuva practice something, which We called Throat singing, or overtone singing. Term Throat singing is also used in inuit folklore, but this is not this same, which is practiced in Tuva, Mongolia and neighbor regions. Overtone singing is style, when You sing two or three tones at once. It means,…