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Live Performance in Japan. In the tradition of the ancient music for shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) played for Zen meditation practice, Brooklyn Sanya brings some contemporary sounds to this centuries old art form. Recorded on the CD "Flare Up"

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Performance of Miyako No Haru by Yamase Shoin I. Yamase was engaged as the first professor of koto music, at the Tokyo Academy of Music, and composed this brilliant work for the inauguration ceremony concert of the Institute in 1890.


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This is an excerpt from my composition "The Full Blood Moon" written for string quartet, shakuhachi, koto and shamisen. The recording is live from the premiere on April 14, 2019. The Full Blood Moon is my second piece for the combined ensembles of string quartet and sankyoku.


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Live performance of Haru no Umi with Yoko Nishi and James Nyoraku Schlefer. This is Michiyo Miyagi's seminal work from 1929 for koto and shakuhachi.


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Broadcast on "Performance Today" of Concertante for shakuhachi, koto, cello violin and orchestra composed and performed by James Nyoraku Schlefer. Live recording. Round Top Music Festival Saturday June 27, 2015 James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi, Yoko Reikano, koto, Erica Kiesewetter, violin Stephen Balderston, cello, Perry So, conductor.
1. Impending
2. Hollow
3. Rondo impulsivo

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Shakuhachi Concerto Composed by Paul Moravec A Kyo-Shin-An Arts and Meet the Composer Commission Performed by Orchestra of the Swan James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi David Curtis, Conductor