Tuesday, April 8, 2008

"Welcome to the Shakuhachi World!" web site features classic shakuhachi 78's

For anyone who has never been to this magnificent web site for historic recordings of shakuhachi recordings of the 1930s through the 1950s from Tozan, Kinko, Myoan and Ueda schools:


Says the site owner, who I only know by his ID on Shakuhachi Forum as 'eiryuu': "I established this site to offer the shakuhachi music. I digitized from 78rpm records (few from reproduction LP).Please enjoy achievements of ancient people."

Sunday, April 6, 2008

The Watazumi of the Irish Low Whistle

It all comes back around:

"Hatao playing Overtone bass G whistle" (Overton whistle)