performing arts


traditional musical instruments
楽器 wagakki

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There are several types of traditional Japanese music (hôgaku). Some of the most important ones are: ancient court music from China and Korea, music played with the instrument biwa, music played during performances, music played with the instrument koto, later also accompanied by shamisen and shakuhachi and Japanese folk songs.

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