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Big Drum: Taiko in the United States

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With its thunderous rhythms and high energy, taiko is a powerful and enormously popular style of group drumming.

Big Drum: Taiko In the United States features America’s taiko pioneers and documents, through interviews and rare film and video footage, the ongoing transformation of this dynamic performing art.

Produced in conjunction with the Big Drum: Taiko In the United States exhibition.

Release date: 2005

This production is available for purchase at the Museum Store.
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