The set is all you need to begin the shakuhachi practice! Comes with the textbook "The Shakuhachi" written by Christoper Blasdel which is the most comprehensive guide to learning the Kinko shakuhachi and history of the instrument in English. 1.8 shakuhachi is tuned to a key of D.
-ABS Shakuhachi Yuu 1.8
-Grease/ Cleaning Cloth
-Book "The Shakuhachi" (ENGLISH ONLY/Comes with CD)
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The Shakuhachi, a Manual for Learning was originally published twenty years ago by Ongaku no Tomo-sha, Japan’s leading music publisher. It went through six printings and can still be found in many libraries, both public and private, around the world. This new version, published by Printed Matter Press, has been greatly updated, revised and made more affordable for shakuhachi enthusiasts.
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.