Student Shakuhachi

Made from specially-selected Japanese Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo)

High-quality, cast bore instruments made from bamboo cut above the root of the plant. Used extensively by teachers of traditional music for their beginning and intermediate students. These flutes are made from specially-selected madaké and torachiku bamboo and are available in the complete range of sizes.

Catalog #  Key Japanese Name Size Length-cm.  Length-in.
TH-1 G I Shaku San Sun 1.3' 40.0 cm. 15 3/4"
 TH-2 F# I Shaku Yon Sun 1.4' 43.0  cm. 16 15/16"
TH-3 F I Shaku Go Sun 1.5' 46.0 cm. 18 1/8"
TH-4 E I Shaku Roku Sun 1.6' 48.5 cm. 19 1/8"
TH-5 Eb I Shaku Nana Sun 1.7' 52.0 cm. 20 1/2"
*TH-6 D I Shaku Ha Sun 1.8' 54.5 cm. 21 7/16"
TH-7 C# I Shaku Kyu Sun 1.9' 59.0 cm. 23 1/4"
TH-8 C Ni Shaku 2.0' 62.5 cm. 24 5/8"
**TH-9 B Ni Shaku I Sun 2.1' 66.0 cm 26"
**TH-10 Bb Ni Shaku San Sun, 2.3' 70.0 cm. 27 1/16"
**TH-11 A Ni Shaku Yon Sun 2.4' 75.0 cm. 29 9/16"
**TH-12 G Ni Shaku Ha Sun 2.8' 84.0 cm. 33 1/16"

*The 1.8' I Shaku Ha Sun (Key of D) is the Classical Shakuhachi and the size first used by students of the traditional music. All of the playing guides listed in this catalog are keyed to the 1.8' shakuhachi.

**Please specify which hand plays top and bottom notes as holes are offset for ease of fingering.

OPTIONAL BINDING is available for all Student Shakuhachi.

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