Taiko boom japanese drumming in place and motion by shawn bender author august 2012 first edition hardcover 8500 gbp7000 paperback 2995 gbp2500 ebook 2995 gbp2500 courses people cultures of asia ethnomusicology series asia local studies global themes title details rights available worldwide pages 280 isbn 9780520272422 . A man displays his bare back and muscular shoulders as he holds mallets in front of a massive taiko drum the illustration on the cover of taiko boom gives the impression that the book is full of exotic views on the traditional culture of japan despite such an appearance it comprises the authors critical perspectives that emerged as a result of his long term field work on the social and . With its thunderous sounds and dazzling choreography japanese taiko drumming has captivated audiences in japan and across the world making it one of the most successful performing arts to emerge from japan in the past century based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted among taiko groups in japan taiko boom explores the origins of taiko in the early postwar period and its popularization over . Five dislocating drumming taiko training embodiment and the aesthetics of race and place pp 119 141 on september 27 1945 the japanese emperor hirohito and the american general douglas macarthur posed for a picture before meeting for the first time to discuss the american occupation of japan. Taiko boom japanese drumming in place and motion volume 23 asia local studies global themes paperback august 7 2012 by shawn bender author 43 out of 5 stars 6 ratings see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions
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