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Folk dance

This is a folk dance recording supervised by H.I.H. Prince Mikasa no miya Takahito who passed away in October 2016. It was released in 1956. Prince Mikasa had been making efforts to spread the folk dances of his lifetime. In Rekion, we also have "Folk dance: Itsuki no Komoriuta" (Itsuki Lullaby, available for listening at the NDL and the other participating libraries) supervised by him, "Nursery song : Tsuki to Gan" (Moon and Wild Geese, available for listening at the NDL and the other participating libraries) and other songs in which poems from Prince Mikasa's childhood were used for lyrics.

News

2016-11-10

Approximately 650 sound recordings (→List[XLSX]) are newly available online.
See also National Diet Library News

2016-6-28

Introductory Guide to Japanese Historical Recordings: "Listening" Drama is now available in English.

2016-5-11

The University of Hawaii at Manoa Library has joined the Rekion partner libraries since May 10th, 2016.