About Japanese Folk Music Scales!
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Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Yokohama, Japan
11-12-2017, 02:17 AM
Usual Japanese traditional songs have common pentatonic scales like as Asia/Africa traditional songs.
Okinawa has unique traditional scale like this.
This song "SHIMAUTA:Song of Island" is made by non-Okinawa person and this song is not fully in Okinawa scale but just "based" on Okinawa scale. Subtitles are in Okinawa dialect and not good for learning Japanese.
Here are traditional Okinawa Songs.
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Last edited by RadioKid : 11-12-2017 at
. Reason: added Okinawa dialect explanation
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