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Featured Product of the Week (Dec. 31-Jan.6, 2019)

December 31, 2018

Featured Product of the Week (Dec. 31-Jan.6, 2019)

Sho (Hosho)

Sho is one of the three major wind instruments in gagaku (Japanese court music) . It is made of the 17 bamboo sticks and the matal reeds and blow part. It produces the sound like heaven. In the gagaku world, it represents "heaven".
Sho (Hosho)

 

Hichiriki

Also, hichiriki is one of the three major wind instruments in gagaku. It is made of the main part (originally made of bamboo) and the blow part (made of reed). It produces the ethnic sound that reminds Asia. In the gagaku world, it represents "human".
Hichiriki

 

Ryuteki

As well as sho and hichiriki, ryuteki is one of the three major wind instruments in gagaku. It is originally made of bamboo and said that the origin of the Japanese transverse flute. It produces the clear and high pitch sound. In the gagaku world, it represents "sky between heaven and human". Literally, a Japanese word of "ryuteki" means "dragon flute".
Ryuteki

 

 




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