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Day 161- Shamisen Lesson- Part 1

In an attempt to immerse myself in some Japanese culture I have been learning the Shamisen– a traditional three-stringed instrument. Have a look at it on wikipedia or watch a video of the excellent, Yoshida brothers, who have re-invented the Shamisen for a modern audience. I took my camera along to one of my lessons for a photo shoot-

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japan-tradiiton-shamisen-playing

japan-tradiiton-shamisen-playing

japan-tradiiton-shamisen-playing

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  1. Pingback: Day 162- Shamisen Lesson- Part 2 | japan in 365 days

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