In the spring young horses taste their first days of life. This piece captures the exuberance of these young horses as they are released from winter captivity. Cautious at first, the horses eventually learn to run wild and free.
Shudan means a gathering of people. It is Yakudo’s wish that with the sound of the Taiko and their music, they will bring people together in joy and harmony.
Original composition by Yuko Nozoe, 2006. Nostalgic reminiscence of living in a peaceful village, in the mountains of old Japan.
The song is about the spirit of Perseverance. Yakudo has gone through many periods of growth and change and this piece chronicles our journey.