Original Hawaiian Steel Guitar

Original Hawaiian Steel Guitar

(Folkways Records, 1979), 31 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description

Performed by Tony Ku and accompanied by Tomomi Suguira, this unlikely duo from Japan capture the essence of the Hawaiian Steel Guitar sound with a collection of traditional Hawaiian songs. Attaining that mellow and exotic sound was "achieved by fretting with a "steel bar" on a regular acoustic Spanish guitar held flat across the lap." Liner notes include history of Steel Guitar.

Content Type
Music recording
Duration
31 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Hawai'i
Label
Folkways Records
Release Date
1979
Subject
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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