Kinko Shakuhachi Honkyoku
A Video Lesson in English
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Includes performance and notation examples with pointers on the solo Honkyoku classics "Hifumi, Hachigaeshi" and "Akita Sugagaki". With guest Gunnar Linder.
Using the classic standard honkyoku Hi Fu Mi Hachigaeshi, the first piece taught in the Kinko repertoire, this video lesson teaches how to read and interpret the Kinko notation system. With easy to follow demonstrations, notations examples and graphs, it explains the rules of the rhythmic system, ornamentation, symbols and phrasing.
After Hi Fu Mi Hachigashi, representative phrases from Akita Sugagaki are covered.
This video comes with written notation (Miura Kindo version) for the pieces discussed.
Available in DVD or VHS format. 87 minutes. V-6
Bruce Huebner is the first non-Japanese to graduate from the Japanese Music Department of the Tokyo University of Fine Arts & Music. He studied shakuhachi with Goro Yamaguchi and Junsuke Kawase and earned his master teaching degree from Chikuyusha in 1995. He is currently Assistant Professor of Music at Fukushima College for Women in Japan.
Gunnar Linder graduated from the Japanese Music Department of Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music, as the second non-Japanese to go through the post-graduate course. He earned his Shihan master teaching degree, and received the professional name Jinmei, from his teacher Goro Yamaguchi, head of the Kinko-ryu Chikumeisha guild. He is active in Japan, and also frequently teaching and performing in Europe.
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