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  • Group Music Project 2nd Draft

    1. 1. Hello everyone! Mr. Maraca here, saying hello from a very far off and exotic place! It is interesting being on a land mass that is completely surrounded by water! Since I have been here I have written at least twelve haiku poems and have never entered a house with my shoes on! While going through my travels I have seen men in giant white diapers and women with powdered white faces and elaborate dresses! Well, I’m going to go have my rice for the evening, even though I already had it for breakfast and lunch! Goodbye and talk to you soon! - Mr. Maraca
    2. 2. I’m in... JAPAN!
    3. 3. I’m in... JAPAN!
    4. 4. I’m in... JAPAN!
    5. 5. I’m in... JAPAN!
    6. 6. I’m in... JAPAN!
    7. 7. I’m in... JAPAN!
    8. 8. Japan is a chain of islands located in Asia
    9. 9. Japan is a chain of islands located in Asia More than 70% of Japan is made up of mountains, including more than 200 volcanoes!
    10. 10. Famous Attractions
    11. 11. Famous Attractions The Imperial Palace in Tokyo
    12. 12. Famous Attractions - home to the Emperor of Japan - there are huge stone walls surrounding the building and tons of gardens surrounding it - much of the area is closed to tourists since it is the Emperor’s home The Imperial Palace in Tokyo
    13. 13. Famous Attractions - home to the Emperor of Japan - there are huge stone walls surrounding the building and tons of gardens surrounding it - much of the area is closed to tourists since it is the Emperor’s home The Imperial Palace in Tokyo Mount Fuji
    14. 14. Famous Attractions - home to the Emperor of Japan - there are huge stone walls surrounding the building and tons of gardens surrounding it - much of the area is closed to tourists since it is the Emperor’s home The Imperial Palace in Tokyo Mount Fuji - Mt. Fuji is 12,388 ft high! - it also happens to be an active volcano - people come to climb it, paraglide off of it, or simply view it from a distance
    15. 15. Festivals
    16. 16. Lake Towada Snow Festival
    17. 17. Lake Towada Snow Festival * It’s Held in the town of Yasumiya South west side of lake Towada . * Festival starts every year beginning February where Lake Towada weather is full of snow. * There’s so many snow features that you can experience such as:  Giant Snow Slide  Fireworks at 8pm  Nebuta Haneto Preformance  Igloos and other snow sculptures  Traditional Japanese Music 7-8pm.  Local food specialties  Horseback Rides on Saturday and Sunday
    18. 18. Lake Towada Snow Festival * It’s Held in the town of Yasumiya South west side of lake Towada . * Festival starts every year beginning February where Lake Towada weather is full of snow. * There’s so many snow features that you can experience such as:  Giant Snow Slide  Fireworks at 8pm  Nebuta Haneto Preformance  Igloos and other snow sculptures  Traditional Japanese Music 7-8pm.  Local food specialties  Horseback Rides on Saturday and Sunday
    19. 19. Amori Nebuta Festival
    20. 20. Amori Nebuta Festival * It’s held every august 2nd- 7th at the streets of central Aomori. * This event attracts most visitors because of the colorful features of lanterns and floats called “nebuta.” * There's always a dance portion in thia event where dancers that are called haneto dress in special costumes.People can purchase there own costume and join the event.
    21. 21. Amori Nebuta Festival * It’s held every august 2nd- 7th at the streets of central Aomori. * This event attracts most visitors because of the colorful features of lanterns and floats called “nebuta.” * There's always a dance portion in thia event where dancers that are called haneto dress in special costumes.People can purchase there own costume and join the event.
    22. 22. Sapporo Snow Festival
    23. 23. Sapporo Snow Festival * The Festival is one of Japan’s largest winter event in Sapporo and it’s the fifth largest city by population. * Many people visit the city to see many amazing ice statues and ice sculptures of what people made about the city or other international relations. * It’s held every year in the beginning of of February. * There’s about a hundred ice statues around the city.
    24. 24. Sapporo Snow Festival * The Festival is one of Japan’s largest winter event in Sapporo and it’s the fifth largest city by population. * Many people visit the city to see many amazing ice statues and ice sculptures of what people made about the city or other international relations. * It’s held every year in the beginning of of February. * There’s about a hundred ice statues around the city.
    25. 25. Japanese Instruments
    26. 26. Japanese Instruments
    27. 27. Shakuhachi The Shakuhachi is the most famous of these, a bamboo flute played vertically like a recorder. Shakuhachi are usually made from the root end of
    28. 28. Shakuhachi The Shakuhachi is the most famous of these, a bamboo flute played vertically like a recorder. Shakuhachi are usually made from the root end of
    29. 29. Shakuhachi The Shakuhachi is the most famous of these, a bamboo flute played vertically like a recorder. Shakuhachi are usually made from the root end of Biwa The Biwa is a short-necked lute descended from the Middle East (which in Europe became the lute). There are two types of modern Biwa: The Chikuzen Biwa, with four strings and four frets or five strings and five frets. Popularly used by female Biwa players. The Nishiki Biwa, with five strings and five frets. The Biwa is the instrument of Benten, Goddess of music, eloquence, poetry, and education in Japanese Buddhism.
    30. 30. Taiko means “big drum,“ The rumbling power of the Taiko has also been long been associated with the gods, and has been appropriated by the religions of Japan. Taiko of all different shapes, sizes, and pitches to be included in his ensemble.
    31. 31. Taiko Taiko means “big drum,“ The rumbling power of the Taiko has also been long been associated with the gods, and has been appropriated by the religions of Japan. Taiko of all different shapes, sizes, and pitches to be included in his ensemble.
    32. 32. Taiko Taiko means “big drum,“ The rumbling power of the Taiko has also been long been associated with the gods, and has been appropriated by the religions of Japan. Taiko of all different shapes, sizes, and pitches to be included in his ensemble.
    33. 33. Taiko Taiko means “big drum,“ Shinobue is a Japanese transverse flute The rumbling power of the Taiko has also which emits a high-pitched sound. been long been associated with the gods, Shinobue is made from the upper length and has been appropriated by the of the bamboo stalk. religions of Japan. Taiko of all different shapes, sizes, and pitches to be included in his ensemble.
    34. 34. Taiko Shinobue Taiko means “big drum,“ Shinobue is a Japanese transverse flute The rumbling power of the Taiko has also which emits a high-pitched sound. been long been associated with the gods, Shinobue is made from the upper length and has been appropriated by the of the bamboo stalk. religions of Japan. Taiko of all different shapes, sizes, and pitches to be included in his ensemble.
    35. 35. Kokyu
    36. 36. Kokyu It is 70 cm tall, with a neck made of ebony and body made of snakeskin wrapped on hollowed coconut or japonica trees. The kokyū ( ) is a traditional Japanese string instrument String instrument. A string instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound by means of vibrating strings, the only one played with a bow.
    37. 37. Kokyu It is 70 cm tall, with a neck made of ebony and body made of snakeskin wrapped on hollowed coconut or japonica trees. The kokyū ( ) is a traditional Japanese string instrument String instrument. A string instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound by means of vibrating strings, the only one played with a bow. Koto
    38. 38. Kokyu It is 70 cm tall, with a neck made of ebony and body made of snakeskin wrapped on hollowed coconut or japonica trees. The kokyū ( ) is a traditional Japanese string instrument String instrument. A string instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound by means of vibrating strings, the only one played with a bow. Koto The Koto is a 13-stringed zither, played horizontally by plucking the strings with the thumb and fingers. The Koto is a long, hollow instrument, made from Paulownia wood. The Paulownia Crest is the Imperial Crest of Japan, and the Koto is the official national instrument. The shape of the Koto is said to resemble a dragon; the names of parts of the Koto correspond to various parts of the dragon.
    39. 39. Shamisen The shamisen is a 3-stringed banjo-like instrument, a relative of the Sanshin of Okinawa which in turn derives from Chinese and Central Asian instruments. The three strings are traditionally made of silk, but nowadays are generally nylon.
    40. 40. Music From Japan
    41. 41. Music From Japan
    42. 42. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute
    43. 43. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute
    44. 44. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute
    45. 45. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song)
    46. 46. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song)
    47. 47. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song)
    48. 48. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song) 3. Kodo Ibuki Taiko Drums
    49. 49. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song) 3. Kodo Ibuki Taiko Drums
    50. 50. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song) 3. Kodo Ibuki Taiko Drums
    51. 51. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song) 3. Kodo Ibuki Taiko Drums 4. Fuyu Momiji (‘winter maple’ song)
    52. 52. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song) 3. Kodo Ibuki Taiko Drums 4. Fuyu Momiji (‘winter maple’ song)
    53. 53. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song) 3. Kodo Ibuki Taiko Drums 4. Fuyu Momiji (‘winter maple’ song)
    54. 54. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song) 3. Kodo Ibuki Taiko Drums 4. Fuyu Momiji (‘winter maple’ song) 5. Seki Setsu (‘meditation on rocks and snow’ song)
    55. 55. Music From Japan 1. Bamboo Flute 2. Sakura (famous Japanese song) 3. Kodo Ibuki Taiko Drums 4. Fuyu Momiji (‘winter maple’ song) 5. Seki Setsu (‘meditation on rocks and snow’ song)

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