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Yukar: Ainu Epic Songs
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Yukar: Ainu Epic Songs
Genres: World Music, Pop
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Yukar: Ainu Epic Songs
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: World Music Library
Release Date: 8/19/1997
Genres: World Music, Pop
Style: Far East & Asia
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 4988003195939, 741952521723

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Very interesting material, for a specific audience
Alexander M. Moir | Huntington, NY | 09/19/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This worthy volume in the Japanese World Music Library series contains two chanted epic Ainu tales. The Ainu, the mysterious aboriginal people of Japan's Hokkaido island, are almost gone. The man on this disc is one of the last, and possibly THE last who speaks the language. As a linguistic relic, this is a Rossetta Stone, and hearing the peculiar language chanted is quite an experience. For those looking for enjoyable music however, this is not a recommendable disc."