Little Songs of the Geisha: Traditional Japanese Ko-Uta

Little Songs of the Geisha: Traditional Japanese Ko-Uta

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A fascinating look into the world of the Geisha through the 400-year-old art of Ko-Uta, the traditional song form sung to three-stringed shamisen music. It is a vivid evocation of the romanticism of feudal Japan.

Traditional Japanese ko–uta are the musical embodiment of the geisha in the intoxicating "flower and willow world." Literally, these are "little songs" sung by a geisha who accompanies herself on the three–stringed shamisen. Liza Dalby, fully trained in… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (December 20, 2011)

Collection: NONE

Format: EPUB

Page count: 112 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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