REST IN RECORDS released a new album “Frogs Croaking of Japan Archives Vol.3 Amami – Okinawa Part 1 (Nature Sounds)” by Hideo Ueda on June 9, 2023, on all digital platforms!
Archive of frog croaking (nature sounds) in Japan. This is the second in a series of four albums. Includes 13 species (including subspecies) from frogs living mainly in Amami to Okinawa (southern islands of Japan).
Mr. Hideo Ueda, Japan’s leading field recording expert and pioneer of natural sound recording. This is a very high quality sound recording by him.
In Japan, the frog is considered a symbol of good luck and good fortune. This work allows you to easily enjoy such frog chorus at any time.
It is a highly valuable work as a digital educational material, digital archive, etc. At the same time, as “healing nature sounds” that make you feel the seasons, it is ideal for relaxation, sound therapy, deep sleep, chill out, meditation, BGM for work or study, etc.
Album Title: Frogs Croaking of Japan Archives Vol.3 Amami – Okinawa Part 1 (Nature Sounds)
Artist: Hideo Ueda
Release Date: June 9, 2023
Format: Album | 13 Tracks | 41m48s
Catalog Number: RIR0030
Label: REST IN RECORDS
*The frog in the jacket image (cover art) is a “Otton Frog (Babin subaspera) ” (photo by Hideo Ueda).
*You can listen to the sounds on YouTube Music by clicking on the links for each song title.
|Tr||Song Title ( Track Title / English Name )||Scientific Name|
|1||Marine Toad||Rhinella marina|
|2||Miyako Toad||Bufo gargarizans miyakonis|
|3||Hallowell’s Tree Frog||Hyla hallowellii|
|4||Amami Brown Frog||Rana kobai|
|5||Ryukyu Brown Frog||Runa ulma|
|6||Ishikawa’s Frog||Odorran ishikawae|
|7||Amami Ishikawa’s Frog||Odorrana splendida|
|8||Okinawa Tip-nosed Frog||Odorran narina|
|9||Amami Nostril Tipped Frog||Odorrana amamiensis|
|10||Large Tip-nosed Frog||Odorran supranarina|
|11||Utsunomiya’s Tip-nosed Frog||Odorran utsunomiyaorum|
|12||Otton Frog||Babin subaspera|
|13||Holst’s Frog||Babina holsti|
Hideo Ueda: Born in Tama City, Tokyo, Japan in 1953. Nature recording artist. Founded and represented “Ueda Nature Sound” in 1990. Japan’s leading field recording expert and pioneer of natural sound recording. He continues to digitally record the sounds of wild birds, insects, frogs, mammals, and other creatures in general, as well as the sounds of natural scenery. There are more than 500 species. He also shoots video and photography, and has published numerous books and CDs. The vast sound library has provided materials for a wide variety of applications, including co-authored books, textbooks and teaching materials, and commercials. His works are actively disseminated on his official website, YouTube, and SNS. He has released a wild bird sound albums “Bird Songs of Japan 100” (7 titles in the series) on all digital platforms.
[Information on the first album in the series]