I just had to grab the chance to present you the newest single of Chihara Minori (茅原実里), SELF PRODUCER! It’s the opening theme of the anime お兄ちゃんだけど愛さえあれば関係ないよねっ (oniichan dakedo ai sae areba kankei naiyone) -> this is what I call a long title for an anime xD Anyway, have a look at the PV! It’s … More Video of the Week: SELF PRODUCER by 茅原実里
Do you know what day is today? It’s the International Music Day! So what better lesson than music vocabulary? I’m not entering in a music lesson, so this lesson is for those who already have some knowledge about music! Here we go! First the name of the musical notes. Musical note: 音符 (おんぷ, onpu) Actually … More Japanese Vocabulary Lesson 21: Music
Here is the first Japanese lesson related to music! I’m thinking about doing some more, with musical vocabulary in the future, but for now here is how to say some of the most known musical instruments in Japanese! Woodwind instruments – 木簡楽器 (もっかんがっき, mokkan gakki)Saxophone – サクソフォーン (sakusofo-n) -> サックス (sakkusu) Soprano – ソプラノ (sopurano) Alto – … More Japanese Vocabulary Lesson 14: Musical instruments
Today was a really full day! I woke up at 5:30 to go to Hachiouji (八王子), a city a little away from the center of Tokyo, where I had a rehearsal with the orchestra in Ichou Hall!Playing in this kind of halls is something quite special 🙂 Have a look at it: (Inside of the … More Full day rehearsal in Hachiouji!
Discovered this awesome musician some time ago. (Kobayashi Kaori – Picture form http://www.jazz.co.jp) She plays just beautifully… Listening to her just makes me want to play better and better 🙂 Guess I’ll end up going to her live sometime! 🙂 Visit her website here: http://kaorikobayashi.com Enjoy the video!
17/06/2012, a day that will remain on my memory forever. Despite the size of this post, words won’t suffice to explain the awesomeness of the experience I had yesterday. Coming to this orchestra for the first time around two months ago, knowing no one, and not having the slightest idea about what to expect, turned … More My first concert in Japan!
Today is a full day! From 9am to 9pm I’ll be practicing with the orchestra members for tomorrow’s concert! My first concert in Japan, can’t wait for it! Before going to the rehearsal, I’d like to show you one of the songs we’ll be playing! “Mercury”! Enjoy!