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Japanese Folk Song "Sunayama"

北原白秋(Kitahara Hakushu) received an invitation to a concert of children's song from an elementary school in Niigata prefecture in June 1922. He receiveed a big welcome there from the children and he ...
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Identify Japanese instrumental song

Ended up finding it by myself: it's the theme song of "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence", composed by Ryuichi Sakamoto. The part that I recorded starts at 0:55.
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What is this song from this youtube video?

Comments under the YT video suggest that the 2 characters are from a (volleyball-themed) manga/anime series called Haikyuu, and that the song's Romaji title is " Ifuudoudou " and the video is a cover ...
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Japanese Folk Song "Sunayama"

According to the Japanese Wikipedia article, it was composed in 1922 by Shinpei Nakayama. I hope this helps at least a little.
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What is the music style from a lot of 70's Japanese anime or *tokusatsu* series called?

These songs are a pastiche of popular late 60s and early 70s pop styles. The first has a distinctly Western feel, perhaps via the Italo-Western style innovated by Ennio Morricone. @Alvaro is ...
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What is the music style from a lot of 70's Japanese anime or *tokusatsu* series called?

I tried to think of something famous with a similar spirit, and I came up with Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood from the Kill Bill soundtrack. The vocals there are a lot more on the funk side (whereas ...
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Is there any reason for Japanese artists (anime songs, mainly) being not much present in music services like Spotify?

Spotify or other music services can't go and look for all the musicians of the planet. It would be a huge job almost impossible to do. Artists (or people of their staff) have to do the job of ...
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What genre would Fiction by Sumika (a japanese band) be categorized as?

This is definitely based on 60s and 70s American pop rock. In particular, it sounds to me like the 60s & 70s era revival of the old music hall and vaudeville musical styles. The foundation is ...
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What is this anime song called?

The song is "Believe in Tomorrow" by Sunflower's Garden.
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Can Anyone Identify This Japanese Rock Song in the Background of this Mika Nakashima Video?

As far as I can tell, this is Siva 1999 by Sugar Soul feat. Zeebra. I found this song using midomi.
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What does "language is gestural and splintered" mean in music? How can it arouse "the overall impression of highly coloured abstraction"?

Language" in this context, refers to the characteristic phrasing and patterns of the song, which is being compared metaphorically to the rhythms and tonalities of speech. It's a good pairing with the ...
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Is there any reason for Japanese artists (anime songs, mainly) being not much present in music services like Spotify?

Licensing is the main concern for lack of access. It costs money to put the music in the streamable library and that money needs to be paid to the artist and the record label. Streaming services ...
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Complete list of Somei Satohs works

I suggest you go with Satoh's own website. (note: requires Adobe Flash to view) All the works you mention are listed under the discography. Likewise, further information can be had from the various ...
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