One of the pioneers of Nagauta Shamisen who died in 2009, recorded in the 1960s and 1970s. Sho Chiku Bai (= Matsu, Take, Ume) pine, bamboo and plum all play significant roles in Japanese culture, particularly for happy and festive occations.
1. Matsu, Take, Ume 2. Mizu No En 3. Mukashi Koroku Bushi 4. Karakasa Niwaka