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Genre: ryukyu ongaku


Parent Genre: pop

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Ryukyu ongaku is a traditional music genre from the Ryukyu Islands of Japan, blending elements of folk, pop, and classical music. It features unique instruments such as the sanshin, a three-stringed lute, and is characterized by its gentle melodies and poetic lyrics. The genre gained popularity in the 1970s and has since been modernized with contemporary influences. Its popularity has led to the emergence of several successful artists who continue to promote and preserve the genre's rich cultural heritage.


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沖縄の風
2004
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Mulan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2020
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南風
2002
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BEGIN BALLADS
1999
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Sugar Cane Cable Network
2015
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キセキノカケラ
2011
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BEGIN ガジュマルベスト
2019
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ビギンのマルシャ ショーラ2
2017
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ビギンの島唄 ~オモトタケオ2
2002
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オキナワン フール オーケストラ
2007
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カサリズム2
2013
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ユライ花
2007
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会いたい ~かなさんどぉ~
2022
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てぃだ ~太陽・風ぬ想い~
2002
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絆歌
2008

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List of ryukyu ongaku artists

Here is a list of ryukyu ongaku artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the ryukyu ongaku genre. You can find out what ryukyu ongaku genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowersinstrumentalnessdanceabilityenergyacousticnessHappinesstempo
1 40 65545 0 50 38 70 31 120
2 40 117085 0 61 72 19 62 116
3 34 63283 0 55 48 50 45 107
4 35 30692 1 50 44 60 35 118
5 27 15831 0 47 44 68 30 121
6 26 5862 1 57 43 58 53 123
7 45 173399 3 57 49 68 56 116
8 20 5909 20 65 64 17 75 130
9 20 12420 3 36 25 91 34 100
10 16 2358 0 44 37 70 36 129
11 18 2288 19 60 56 83 77 121
12 17 2637 19 62 45 86 69 127
13 17 1663 6 63 42 83 72 114
14 17 1151 20 74 56 43 83 132
15 12 289 22 72 48 25 75 112
16 10 409 79 48 40 90 61 114
17 7 70 0 57 22 86 65 89
18 7 37 25 79 72 75 97 122
19 6 565 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 6 397 1 65 38 60 59 115
21 6 114 91 73 85 72 97 142
22 5 106 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 5 74 0 58 30 74 48 111
24 5 370 1 41 15 77 30 128
25 5 88 14 45 49 87 85 86
26 5 55 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 4 82 41 59 48 88 67 125
28 0 136 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 18 1177 2 43 31 86 32 77
30 15 2291 0 63 64 30 60 119
31 12 673 11 57 16 89 52 112
32 10 353 0 62 12 94 54 139
33 9 108 4 54 25 89 64 114
34 8 60 2 59 35 89 77 116
35 7 94 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 5 727 0 38 34 81 15 106
37 5 375 92 69 78 21 86 114
38 5 351 93 88 12 97 41 73
39 5 186 0 65 54 48 88 135
40 5 40 1 60 17 92 74 81
41 4 48 0 55 25 97 32 74
42 3 145 0 31 27 38 4 118
43 3 257 19 55 32 64 38 131
44 3 108 0 73 31 85 62 129
45 2 13 0 64 38 80 93 112
46 2 145 0 0 0 0 0 0
47 2 49 0 47 26 96 71 178
48 2 114 0 0 0 0 0 0
49 2 26 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 2 38 0 52 69 57 95 144
51 2 76 0 0 0 0 0 0
52 2 86 0 0 0 0 0 0
53 2 29 0 0 0 0 0 0
54 1 27 0 0 0 0 0 0
55 1 71 0 0 0 0 0 0
56 1 14 0 53 28 83 56 122
57 1 62 0 0 0 0 0 0
58 1 22 0 54 47 63 68 117
59 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
60 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
61 0 37 0 0 0 0 0 0
62 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
63 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0
64 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0
65 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
66 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
67 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
68 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0
69 0 144 0 0 0 0 0 0

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