Izumi Takeo,Translation:Philip Flavin
History and genealogy of people blowing the shakuhachi.
Focused on the people with shakuhachi portrayed in the ancient Japanese drawings.
51 song sheet music of Jin Nyodo school. Beautifully calligraphed by Jin Nyodo's own hand. Limited Edition!
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Romance de Amour, Love Story, The House of the Rising Sun, Bridge over troubled water, Annie Laurie, Amazing Grace, Alone Again, Unchained Melody, Yesterday Once More, Oh My Darling, Clementine, Imagine and many others. Total 60 songs. Kinko, Tozan and western notation all noted.
Texts in Japanese only.
Akagi no Komoriuta,Abare daiko,Amagigoe,Amesakaba,Isesaki-cho Blues,Inochi Kurenai,Iwaibune,and many others.Total 55 songs.
Kinko, Tozan and western notation all noted. Texts in Japanese only.
Written by a leading shakuhachi player, Keisuke Zenyoji. Designed for the shakuhachi learner. Pictures and text teach how to maintain the instrument, finger and mouth positioning and producing notes, scales and songs. Shakuhachi history and different schools. A print-out English translation comes with the original book along with a practice CD.
1.Following traces of a composer Yamaguchi Goro 2.Co-stars talk about him 3.Researchers & students talk about him 4.Shakuhachi players talk about him (Accompanying CD track "Zangetsu"from 1998 at the Denver Shakuhachi Festival) JAPANESE ONLY.
Myoan Shakuhachi Music Written by Taizan Higuchi: Hifumicho, Hachigaeshi kyoku, Takiochi, Sanya, Kyushu Reibo, Shizu, Yoshino, Oshunagashi, Akita Sugagaki and more. Total 26 songs.Music taught by Miyagaza Nyozan:(Notation calligraphy by Juzan Ikeda based on the Taizan sheet music) Sanya, Echigo Reibo, Sashi, Yamato Choshi, Icchoken Koku, Oshu Reibo, Futaiken Reibo, Echigo Sanya Tamuke, Oshu Reibo, Tsuru no Sugomori and more.
Total Limited Edition of 500 copies. Japanese only. Hardcover.
*RARE!! Order your copy today!* Oshu and Kyushu pieces. Oshu: Sanya Tsuru no Sugomori, Reibo, Echigo Sanya, Echigo Reibo Sanya and total 20 songs.Kyushu: Kuyo, Banshiki, Banshikicho, Uji Reibo, Sashi, Sagariha, Koku Reibo, Tamuke Muju Shinkyoku and total 42 songs. Others 28 songs. Gessan Yamagami studied Myoan school from Tanikita Muchiku.Japanese only. 183 page. Hardcover.