The Way of Taiko: 2nd Edition by Heidi VarianThe Way of Taiko: 2nd Edition by Heidi Varian

The Way of Taiko: 2nd Edition

byHeidi VarianForeword bySeiichi Tanaka

Paperback | October 1, 2013

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Packs a punch with gorgeous photographs, a brief history of taiko drumming, drums and accompanying instruments used in taiko, costumes, drumming techniques, and glossary. . . . A great introduction."-WorldMusicCentral.orgJapanese taiko drumming, an ancient sacred harvest-time practice, has evolved into a form of mental, physical, and martial arts training combining rhythm, harmony, and movement. This book is for anyone who plays taiko or is fascinated by the instruments, dances, and compositions of a typically powerful taiko performance.Heidi Varian has practiced taiko over thirty years and is a taiko event producer.Seiichi Tanaka is founder and director of the renowned San Francisco Taiko Dojo. "Packs a punch with gorgeous photographs, a brief history of taiko drumming, drums and accompanying instruments used in taiko, costumes, drumming techniques, and glossary. . . . A great introduction."-WorldMusicCentral.orgJapanese taiko drumming, an ancient sacred harvest-time practice, has evolved into a form of mental, physical, and martial arts training combining rhythm, harmony, and movement. This book is for anyone who plays taiko or is fascinated by the instruments, dances, and compositions of a typically powerful taiko performance.Heidi Varian has practiced taiko over thirty years and is a taiko event producer.Seiichi Tanaka is founder and director of the renowned San Francisco Taiko Dojo. "
Heidi Varian began a taiko career in the 1980s, performing in feature film soundtracks, recordings and live events worldwide with San Francisco Taiko Dojo. In that capacity, Heidi was the first woman and non-Japanese person to perform the norito (sacred prayer) at the Suwa Grand Shrine. Heidi incorporated taiko with industrial rock for...
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Title:The Way of Taiko: 2nd EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 6.81 × 7.02 × 0.37 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:STONE BRIDGE PRESSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1611720125

ISBN - 13:9781611720129

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