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  Ooshima Yumiko titles synopses
Tsuzumi has realized she is unlikely to be killed because she lives in a faraway town from Tokyo.
Momotarou insists that Tsuzumi should be happy to hear that because both Kentarou and Asagi have never had a love affair since they began to look after Momotarou or Tsuzumi alone.
Tsuzumi can't move even though she thinks she had better go after him.
www.callenreese.com /synooshima.html   (1552 words)

  Tsuzumi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A tsuzumi (tsoo zoo mee) (鼓) is a Japanese hourglass-shaped drum that was originally taught with fox skin.
When played with its bigger counterpart, the Otsuzumi (O tsoo zoo mee), the tsuzumi is referred to as the Kotsuzumi (Ko tsoo zoo mee), or "small tsuzumi." The Otsuzumi is simultaneously known as the Okawa (O kah wah).
It looks very much like the Tsuzumi, except that the Okawa is played on the side instead of on the shoulder, and it produces a higher, sharper sound.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tsuzumi   (189 words)

 Acoustical Society of America - Acoustical Studies of Japanese Traditional Drums 'Tsuzumi' ---Vibration, Analysis and ...
Tsuzumis are types of drums played in Japanese traditional performing arts, such as 'Nou' and 'Nagauta'.
In this experiment, Tsuzumi tones are divided into group A, mainly composed of original and synthesized Ootsuzumi tones; group B, mainly composed of original and synthesized Kotsuzumi tones.
In summary, it is described that the outline of acoustical properties of Tsuzumi was made clear through numerical analysis of vibrational modes of Tsuzumi, analysis and synthesis of Tsuzumi tones and subjective testing of them.
www.acoustics.org /press/132nd/4amub3.html   (733 words)

 Geisha: a review
Tsuzumi, the newest geisha of the house, had had no contact with the geisha world prior to her acceptance at the Yamabuki.
It was--but for Tsuzumi as a member of Yamabuki, as opposed to Tsuzumi the new geisha whom Mr.
"And the problem was that Tsuzumi had mentioned the matter casually, almost by chance, when she should have made a point to report the favor to the other members of the house.
www.koryubooks.com /books/geisha.html   (1040 words)

 Yoru No Tsuzumi - Moviefone
Synopsis: Tadashi Imai's Yoru no Tsuzani was released in English-speaking countries as The Adulteress Set in 18th century Japan, the story zeroes in on a...
Yoru No Tsuzumi - Trailer - Showtimes - Cast - Movies - New York Times Yoru No Tsuzumi.
Yoru no tsuzumi (1958) - Technical specifications Yoru no tsuzumi on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more...
movies.aol.com /movie/yoru-no-tsuzumi/1109077/main   (155 words)

 invasion dream // Crystal Eye's
I adore these guys; their music is sweet and lovely, and the band members themselves are darlings.
I'm so upset!) Tsuzumi has gone on to join the band Vanilla, changing his name back to TAKA in the process -- see the Vanilla page for more info on them.
Tsuzumi seems a little shy, but he's obviously having fun; I think he's a little embarassed by the number of girls who will only take photos of him, so he hides behind his drums more than usual.
www.crysania.com /dream/crystal_eyes.html   (405 words)

 Japanese Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Tsuzumi is an hourglass-shaped small drum with heads laced to the body.
Drumheads are attached to the body with metal parts, and tied with linen-strings.
The history record says that the oldest Tsuzumi is found around 6th-7th Centuries, and stored in Shosoin Temple in Nara, near Kyoto.
www.bergen.org /AAST/projects/Japan/music.html   (485 words)

 Ancient Japan - Astronomy and Folklore
Origins of the objects themselves as well as how they came to be represented in the sky are unclear, but each has characteristics that make it unique as a celestial Japanese cultural icon.
As a standard instrument of both Nou and Kabuki drama, tsuzumi is a Japanese drum.
Especially as they are used in court music, tsuzumi still retain much of their original form.
www.crystalinks.com /japanastronomy.html   (1883 words)

 ceyes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Tsuzumi Drum (Changed his name back to Taka and is drumming for Vanilla now.)
In Sept. Eveki (guitarist) and Kai (bassist) joined the band and activity was resumed (and Taka changed his name to Tsuzumi).
Tsuzumi --> Depending on the event, he can be EXTREMELY shy, hiding behind Masaki to get away from fans.
www.psynical-waltz.com /etc~Indies/ceyes.htm   (176 words)

 Snow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alaska is likewise covered except for some coastal areas and islands, while snow in Hawaii is only received on the highest peaks (above about 2700 m).
The "Japanese Tsuzumi" is an unusual variation of snow crystal, getting its name from the hourglass-shaped tsuzumi drum.
A snowflake always has six lines of symmetry, which arises from the hexagonal crystal structure of ordinary ice (known as ice I
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Snow   (1757 words)

 4aMUb3. Acoustical studies of Japanese traditional drums (Tsuzumi)---Vibration, analysis, and synthesis.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
There are two kinds of Tsuzumi, Ootsuzumi and Kotsuzumi, that have features different from each other.
It is mentioned that the vibrational frequencies of Ootsuzumi may approximate ratios of the roots of Bessel's function and those of Kotsuzumi may indicate harmonic properties.
Physical parameters for several playing styles of each Tsuzumi are classified in the following: (1) waveforms, (2) spectra, (3) amplitude envelopes of partials, and (4) time variances of the frequencies of partials.
www.auditory.org /asamtgs/asa96haw/4aMUb/4aMUb3.html   (186 words)

 The Boone Collection - Image Gallery: Japanese Dolls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Because her clothing is worn normally, rather than being a part of the doll itself, she cn be classified as an isho costume doll.
She stands on a wooden base in fixed position, holding a tsuzumi hand drum.
Her hair is very unusual, with very modern color and a style which derives from a hair style of the Nara period (710-784), but which would not be worn with bangs and such long hair in back.
www.fieldmuseum.org /research_collections/anthropology/anthro_sites/boone/dolls/doll_com/doll_comisho4.html   (152 words)

 Traditional Japanese Drum "TSUZUMI"
The oldest Tsuzumi found in Japan is from the 6th to 7th centuries, stored in a Shosoin Temple in Nara, near Kyoto.
The body of this tsuzumi is cherry trees covered with fl lacquer with makie painting.
The heads are horse skin and they are laced together with the strings made out of hemp linen.
www.trocadero.com /kyoko/items/55197/item55197.html   (200 words)

Finished in 712 AD (the Nara period), this 'Chronicle of Past Times', the Kojiki, describes the goddess Uzume luring the Sun goddess, Amaterasu out of her hiding place by dancing and stamping out a beat on a 'sounding board' ('tsuzumi' in Japanese).
This design is rare in kumi-daiko, but one can find the instruments in Japanese festivals, religious ceremonies, and as accompaniment in dramas (such as Noh).
Tsuzumi are also very similar to the “hourglass drums”; used today in Korean in folk-dances (“
studorgs.bowdoin.edu /taiko/History.htm   (3775 words)

 Japanese Culture - Entertainment - Musical Instruments
Many people come to Japan from around the world to enjoy the festival and it is certainly a highlight of the Japanese cultural calendar.
The hourglass-shaped tsuzumi was introduced from the Asian continent around the 7th century and the name is derived from Sanskrit.
Like all other traditional arts in Japan, there are several schools of tsuzumi.
www.japan-zone.com /culture/instrument.shtml   (894 words)

 The Boone Collection - Image Gallery: Japanese Dolls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The five musicians hold instruments which were used for court concerts in the Heian period: a taiko floor drum, two tsuzumi hand drums, and a fue flute, the fifth musician being the chanter, holding instead a fan.
The three drummers wear the top of their hitatare around the waist, an accepted style for athletic events such as martial arts and, apparently, playing drums.
The drummer playing the ko-tsuzumi, or small tsuzumi, wears a tate-eboshi hat, while the other four wear funagata-eboshi hats, a style of hat worn in the Edo period.
www.fieldmuseum.org /research_collections/anthropology/anthro_sites/boone/dolls/doll_com/doll_comhina4.html   (350 words)

 Tazue sasaki
She began taking lessons in Buyo (Japanese classical dance) at the age of four from master teacher Yamamura Fukuko.
Soon she was also taking lessons on the traditional instruments, shamisen, tsuzumi, and taiko.
By the age of eighteen she was teaching.
www.arts.wa.gov /progFA/heritageAwd/1994_sasaki.htm   (126 words)

 Japanese Music
The 13-stringed zither (koto) and the pear-shaped lute (biwa) play stereotyped patterns that mark off musical phrases, as do the sounds of the large hanging drum (tsuri-daiko), a small gong (shoko), and a horizontal drum struck on two heads (the kakko or the san-no tsuzumi).
Maximum effect from minimum material is illustrated by the 14th- and 15th-century NO DRAMA.
It uses few actors plus a unison chorus (ji) and an ensemble (hayashi) of flute (nokan), shoulder drum (ko tsuzumi), hip drum (o tsuzumi), and, in dance sections, a stick drum (taiko).
www.indiamusicinfo.com /new/music/japanese.html   (527 words)

 Music & Instruments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
There are several instruments used.The most important instrument is the three-stringed shamisen.
The tsuzumi is main instrument in the percussion ensemble.
Drums are used for sound effects from nature.
marian.creighton.edu /~marian-w/academics/english/japan/kabuki/music.html   (78 words)

 b-zenjapan item 0340001 - YUZEN WASHI Tsuzumi Drum
Shipping rates vary depending on the weight, destination and shipping method of the package.
A paper ornament in the shape of "Tsuzumi" drum, a traditional Japanese musical instrument, made of Yuzen washi paper.
There is no review comment to these items now.
www.b-zenjapan.com /03/bzj04.phtml?shop_id=34&goods_id=1   (208 words)

 Rising Sun Imports - SHOWA ERA (1926-1980) TSUZUMI DRUM AND CRANE MOTIF ON BROCADE NAGOYA OBI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Nagoya obi is a relatively modern invention created in the 1920’s by a seamstress in the city of Nagoya.
It has a pattern of ornate fans, tsuzumi drums and flying cranes.
The colors are brown, blue, gold, green and pink on a beige field.
www.risingsunimports.com /detail.php?itemid=2879   (118 words)

 NoImage: Tsuzumi Adachi Hamilton Gentle Arts Of The Geisha 1984 Collectible Plates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
NoImage: Tsuzumi Adachi Hamilton Gentle Arts Of The Geisha 1984 Collectible Plates
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www.platefinders.com /t/Tsuzumi84H4478.html   (85 words)

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 Shamisen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
But on the right side of the stage is a raised platform, the choba yuka on which the narrator (tayu) and the onstage music ensemble (debayashi).
This ensemble consisted of singers, hand drums (ko tsuzumi and o tsuzumi), a stick drum (taiko), a Noh flute (nokan) or bamboo flute (takebue, and the principle instrument, the shamisen.
On-stage shamisen music became a constant feature of the kabuki stage from the middle of the seventeenth century.
www.wsu.edu:8001 /~dee/KABUKI/SHAMISEN.HTM   (318 words)

 Yoru No Tsuzumi Synopsis - Moviefone
More accessible to Western audiences than most of Imai's films, Yoru no Tsuzani was one of the highlights of the 1958 Brussels Film Festival.
Take a look at Yoru No Tsuzumi Credits
Find Yoru No Tsuzumi summary and Yoru No Tsuzumi synopsis on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /movie/yoru-no-tsuzumi/1109077/synopsis   (184 words)

 Music in Japan - Fine Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Explain that these are the names of Japanese instruments.
Also attached is a Web resource of pictures of the shamisen, koto, and a tsuzumi.
Annotation: This is a color page of three Japanese instruments.
www.glc.k12.ga.us /BuilderV03/LPTools/LPShared/lpdisplay.asp?LPID=50819   (490 words)

 Geisha with Tsuzumi Drum - Authentic Geisha Doll
Geisha with Tsuzumi Drum - Authentic Geisha Doll
This Porcelain Geisha Doll is the epitome of classic grace and charm as she entertains others with her Tsuzumi drum.
This exquisite hand made porcelain doll is clothed in authentic silk brocade kimono costume and is a superb piece of oriental art.
www.mega-malls.com /phoenixorion/oriental/geisha_dolls/geisha_doll_8004.htm   (94 words)

 Enka - Hi Wa Noboru / Koi Tsuzumi (Fuyumi Sakamoto) - Order Now!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
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 The Noh Plays of Japan: Chapter IV: Aya no Tsuzumi (The Damask Drum)
The Noh Plays of Japan: Chapter IV: Aya no Tsuzumi (The Damask Drum)
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So the Gardener's attempt to raise himself to the level of the Princess has changed him into an evil demon.
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