September 15th, 2014 International Day of Democracy September 16th, 2014 World Ozone Layer Day September 17th, 2014 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day September 19th, 2014 International Talk Like a Pirate Day September 19th, 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 21st, 2014 International Day of Peace September 22nd, 2014 Autumnal equinox September 22nd, 2014 Emancipation Day September 25th, 2014 World Maritime Day September 25th, 2014 Rosh Hashana September 27th, 2014 World Tourism Day September 28th, 2014 World Rabies Day September 28th, 2014 Gold Star Mother's Day September 28th, 2014 World Heart Day October 1st, 2014 International Day of Older Persons October 2nd, 2014 International Day of Non-Violence October 4th, 2014 Feast of St Francis of Assisi October 4th, 2014 Yom Kippur October 5th, 2014 Eid-al-Adha October 5th, 2014 World Teachers' Day October 6th, 2014 Child Health Day October 6th, 2014 World Habitat Day October 8th, 2014 World Day for Natural Disaster Reduction October 9th, 2014 World Post Day October 9th, 2014 Leif Erikson Day October 9th, 2014 World Sight Day October 9th, 2014 First day of Sukkot October 10th, 2014 World Mental Health Day October 11th, 2014 International Day of the Girl Child October 13th, 2014 Indigenous People's Day October 13th, 2014 Columbus Day October 13th, 2014 Native Americans' Day October 15th, 2014 International Day of Rural Women October 15th, 2014 Last day of Sukkot October 15th, 2014 White Cane Safety Day
Yoshinobu Taniguchi - How To Play The Shakuhachi For Sale
Purchase with purpose!
Please know that your purchase greatly assists Naljor Prison Dharma Service/SourcePoint Global Outreach,
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in providing preciousBuddhist dharma teachings and excellent
self-help resources to men and women in prison throughout the United States. We also provide
solar powered flashlights to villages in developing countries without access to electricity.
Excellent and affordable book andCD for learning shakuhachi!How To Play the Shakuhachi: A Guide to the Japanese Bamboo Fluteby Yoshinobu Taniguchi
Book and CD / 53 pages
This affordable and highlyinstructional teaching guide provides clear and concise information covering all aspects of the shakuhachi. It is highly recommended for beginning students of the instrument. Some of the chapters include notes on care of the flute, proper ways to hold the shakuhachi, and initial steps in making a sound. Detailed instruction is alsoprovided for learning how to read traditional Kinko Ryu notation. A fingering chart is accompanied by extensive notes as well as a complete analysis of meter, duration, and modes of performance as they relate to shakuhachi music. Taniguchi provides sheet music for several practice pieces of Japanese and American folk songs and Koten honkyoku which are included on the accompanying compact disk. Although it may seem a bit strange playing American folksongs on a Japanese shakuhachi, it is actually quite fun andrefreshing. For most us, playing Japanese classics are not familiar to us, and sometimes we are not sure of the quality of our playing when playing these pieces.However,playing American folksongs, which are so familiar to us,we can actually get a clearer sense of the quality of our sound and our timing because we know what these songs are supposed sound like.
About Yoshinobu Taniguchi
Yoshinobu Taniguchi is one of the foremost living masters of shakuhachi in Japan today. In addition to having studied under three great pillars of shakuhachi - Aoki Reibo, Yamaguchi Goro and Yokoyama Katsuya - he has also mastered the playing styles and repertoire of many other shakuhachi sects. Mr. Taniguchi is a recipient of the transmission of Koden Honkyoku through Watazumido Shuso and Yokoyama Katsuya.
He has received several honors for his work in Japan including acknowledgement as top performer at the Osaka Geijutsu Sai. He was also given the honorary title of Sen Shin Kotsu Dai Shihan at the young age of 32, a title usually reserved for senior "ambassadors" of shakuhachi.
Mr. Taniguchi was Visiting Professor of Shakuhachi at Oberlin College Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, Ohio where he taught in 1982 when he wrote this informative playing guide for his students. He presently resides in Mineyama-cho, a small city near the Sea of Japan outside of Kyoto.
International Buyers Please Note:Import duties, taxes, and charges are NOT INCLUDED in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility. Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding / buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up – do not confuse them for additional shipping charges. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as “gifts”, US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.
Paysecurely with any major credit card through PayPal! International payments welcome.
This item has been shown 2625 times.
Yoshinobu Taniguchi - How To Play The Shakuhachi: $33