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The taiko is basically a Japanese drum .It is available in various
measurements. The taiko is used to play the music of a variety of Japanese
music forms. In recent years it has become quite popular and has gained the
reputation of being the main instrument of percussion ensembles.
It has also gained the reputation that its repertory is founded on a wide range of festival and folk music, which belongs to the past. Taiko Japanese music is played by kumi-daiko which is nothing but large drum ensembles. The origin of the taiko is quite uncertain However, on a rough approximation it can be dated back to as early as the 6th and 7th centuries.
The influences of China followed. However, Japanese instruments and Japanese music remained its unique self. No amount of Chinese influence could touch the music and musical instruments of Japan.
Folk Japanese music may be classified in several manner .However, it is often easy to think of four main categories of Japanese music. These four categories are religious songs for example sato kagura which is a form of Shintoist music, work songs, children's songs, and the songs sung on occasions like funeral, marriages and festivals