Saturday, October 12, 2013

Silence an important part of Japanese culture


"In Japanese kumi-daiko or group drumming, the gigantic, barrel shaped o-daiko - literally "big drum" - is a compelling, silent presence through most of the performance, as it waits to be struck"

Source: And the beat goes on...
By Andrew Ford
Australian Financial Review
Friday 11 October, 2013, page 6R