List of folk entertainment of Koto City

Lumber-carriers' work song of Kiba

Koto City registration immaterial folk cultural assets (folk entertainment)/Tokyo-designated immaterial folk cultural assets (folk entertainment)

Leader of lumber-carriers (we come and do it) of Kiba is told that lumber dealer whom Ieyasu Tokugawa brought at the time of Edo-jo Castle building told, but it is unknown we are reliable. We touched impromptu poetry like shout and sang to match each other's breath in labor song when rafter (Kawanami) of Kiba handled wood with one fire hook. Therefore, from difference in tempo of work by size of tree, there was different thing of knob (interval) each. In late years craftsmen from each place come to gather and are not sung at workshop, and it is sung now at places of wedding by people of preservation society.

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Great lumber-carriers' work song Oma middle early interval

Lumber-carriers' work song 01 of Kiba

Lumber-carriers' work song 02 of Kiba

Lumber-carriers' work song 03 of Kiba

Lumber-carriers' work song prayer to Buddha of Kiba

Koto City registration immaterial folk cultural assets (manners and customs custom)

It is unknown when lumber-carriers' work song prayer to Buddha of Kiba is formed thing, but it is said that the chief priest of Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine batman Eitai temple spread to people of parishioner. Until prewar days, there was scheme friend called Eitai scheme between Kawanami, boatman, lumber dealer of Kiba and performed Buddhist mass where all attendants chant a prayer to Amitabha while passing a big string of beads round prayer to Buddha to reel large beads when there was misfortune in house of friend, and to advocate prayer to Buddha. Eitai scheme disappeared in prewar days, but Kiba lumber-carriers' work song preservation society is handing this down under the pretense of prayer to Buddha now. Lumber-carriers' work song prayer to Buddha is performed in several person ten turning one leading, person (called Buddhist priest) one who beats wooden fish, and reels ancient calculator, large beads. Characteristic of this prayer to Buddha is that wooden fish being used as tool, melody of lumber-carriers' work song become available.

Lumber-carriers' work song 04 of Kiba