"ASUKA from Tenchigaraku" is a group of contemporary Gagaku music group. Performing with Japanese traditional Gagaku Instruments with contemporary music and instruments.
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Tenchigaraku is a group created by the Shinto Priesthood (神職, Sinsyoku), Shrine Maiden (巫女, Miko) and Gagaku Master Musician (雅楽楽師,Gagaku-gakushi).
Tenchigagaku is formed by the alumni of the Conservatoire of Music and they are usually serve in the Shinto-Shrine.
In the Shinto-Shrine, they play Gagaku as Festival music and dance the ancient Shinto dance as votive music.
Also, Tenchigaraku composes contemporary Gagaku music.
Their music is featured on TV programs and commercials and they have also collaborated with Ryuichi Sakamoto (坂本龍一).
↓Ryuichi Sakamoto Live
Today, Tenchigaraku’s music is distributing through iTunes to 20 countries around the world, and you can also watch live performances on Youtube.
↓Japan Live Movie