Gondola no Uta Gondola no Uta ( ゴンドラの唄 ? , "The Gondola Song") is a 1915 song that was popular during Taishō period Japan . Lyrics were written by Isamu Yoshii , melody by Shinpei Nakayama . It was used as a theme song in Akira Kurosawa 's 1952 film Ikiru . [ 1 ] The song is also referenced in the Japanese manga titled, Fushigi Yūgi Genbu Kaiden . This music is also used in a Japanese Drama titled "Haikei Chichiue sama".
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In Edo Period (1603-1868) Kyoto, when a criminal was sentenced to exile his relatives were summoned to the jail to say their farewells, and after that he was placed on a boat that would take him down the Takase River to Osaka. Down the Takase River [Mori Ogai]
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