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  • Singer: Junko Ueda
  • Album: Satsuma-Biwa
  • MP3: 1693 mb | FLAC: 1945 mb
  • Released: 2002
  • Style: Folk
  • Rating: 4.8/5
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Junko Ueda - Satsuma-Biwa mp3 flac

Ueda has based in Europe and has been presenting biwa epic story telling as well as shomyo Buddhist chant concert in numerous situations and at music festivals. Her traditional biwa CDs L’épopée des Heike" (CD650 VDE/AIMP Geneva) and "Satsuma Biwa" (ARN64577 Arion, Paris, Ethnomad, Geneva) received several prizes . the Grand Prix du Disque, Academie Charles Cros, Paris and Choc Le Monde de la Musique, Paris.

Listen to music from Junko Ueda like Atsumori and Voyage (composition pour trois biwa de Toru Takemitsu 1973). Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Junko Ueda. Also, she is specialized to perform the pieces of Japanese composer Tōru Takemitsu (武満徹). Ueda studied satsuma-biwa with the famous Kinshi Tsuruta and Buddhist shômyô-chanting with Kôshin Ebihara. She studied piano and composition (under . Joji Yuasa) at the Tokyo College of Music.

The satsuma-biwa is a pear-shaped lute. Its body consists of two pieces of wood (the frontal one is slightly curved) which are glued together, leaving a narrow air chamber. Three acoustic holes are drilled into the sound-board, two of which are camouflaged by moon-shaped ivory or silver plates, while the third is located under the bridge, the instrument is usually made of hard mulberry wood, which allows the player to use the bachi (plectrum) to strike the body. The story telling tradition of Heike Monogatari. Heike Monogatari (the story of Heike) is a well-known Japanese epic, which has been performed during the ages in many different versions and styles, however the main characteristic - its reciting - always has been present.

Voyage (Pour trois biwa).

Genre: folk music of Japan, traditional music of Japan, Japanese traditional music, biwa. Date Added: 03 May 2017. Discovered By: Lakshmi Shinde. Dan-No-Ura by Junko Ueda is part of folk music tradition in/by Japan. Folk Music of Japan is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Dan-No-Ura (or folk music of Japan), other than checking Japan you can also check music of China and Korea. The biwa is a Japanese short-necked fretted lute, often used in narrative storytelling.

Songs from Satsuma-Biwa : Japon, vol. 6 by Junko Ueda. Satsuma-Biwa : Japon, vol. 6. Junko Ueda.

Profile: Japanese singer and satsuma-biwa player currently based in Europe. Junko Ueda & Wil Offermans - How To Survive In Paradise ‎(CD, Album).


1 Dan-No-Ura 19:37
2 Yoshitsune 28:49
3 Voyage (For Three Biwas) 15:20


  • Composed By – Kinshi Tsuruta (tracks: 1-2), Tôru Takemitsu* (tracks: 3)
  • Lyrics By – Genzô Murakami* (tracks: 1), Yôko Mizuki* (tracks: 2)
  • Satsuma-biwa, Voice, Text By – Junko Ueda
  • Text By – Issay Kohata

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 3 325480 645778
  • Barcode (Scanned): 3325480645778
  • Other: AR 095