After the Meiji Restoration introduced Western musical instruction, Western music, especially military marches, soon became popular in Japan. Two major forms of music that developed during this period were Shoka, which was composed to bring western music to schools, and Gunka, which are military marches with some Japanese elements.
As Japan moved towards representative democracy in the late 19th century, leaders hired singers to sell copies of songs that aired their messages, since the leaders themselves were usually prohibited from speaking in public. The street performers were called Enka-Shi. Also at the end of the 19th century, an Osakan form of streetcorner singing became p ...
East meets West in this bouncy track just bursting with family good-time-all-round appeal... Traditional unplugged Nashville country instrumentation and a distinctly Japanese/Oriental sounding melody that's infectiously catchy. Perfect for jolly, upbeat and fun TV commercials and film/video scenes. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Traditional Pop