Tatsumaki

Composer: Hiroshi Tanaka
Composition date: 1993
License: (c)1993 Hiroshi Tanaka. Creative Commons Share Alike.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/

About

From composer Hiroshi Tanaka…

Dynamic movements evoke the energy and sheer power of one of nature’s greatest forces. Tatsumaki was first performed by Stanford Taiko as one of the group’s three original songs.

Some of the groups that play or have played Tatsumaki as part of their repertoire are:  Stanford Taiko, Portland Taiko, Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble, Washington University-St. Louis Osuwa Daiko, Maui Zenshin Daiko, TAIKOPROJECT and Jun Daiko.

 

Files

Scores, notes, and audio files to help learn this piece.

Notation PDF: Tatsumaki2007-HiroshiTanaka

Videos

Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble at Bishop Museum
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlVFtI_cKSQ

2008 Intercollegiate Taiko Invitational – Tatsumaki
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yeWPDeJbc34

Bonenkai 2010 TCPYG
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pIOinyxuXyc

See Also

Hiroshi Tanaka’s announcement on the TCfbg
https://www.facebook.com/groups/taikocommunity/?view=permalink&id=112622015509035

Hiroshi’s page on Tatsumaki, includes PDF link and practice video
http://web.me.com/rosh001/Taiko/Tatsumaki_2007.html
http://web.me.com/rosh001/Taiko/Tatsumaki4ZD.html

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