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Customizable Wooden Shakuhachi

October 19, 2018

Customizable Wooden Shakuhachi

Shakuhachi is one of the most popular Japanese instruments. It is played solo and with other Japanese musical instruments. Lately, it is played with the western musical instruments, too.

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There will be a huge demand for the shakuhachi as a musical instruments that is tuned and sounds well. It is said that half tone of Tsu and Ha is hard to make sound with usual 5-holes shakuhachi. To make such sounds easily, the customization to make additional holes is used. It is often requested by folk song shakuhachi players.

 

[Customization: Making Additional Holes]

As an example of customization, see the images below.

[5-holes Shakuhachi (Before Customization)]
It is usual shakuhachi, which has 5 holes in total: 4 holes on one side and 1 hole on the other side.

 

[7-holes Shakuhachi (After Customization)]
It has 7 holes in total: 6 holes on one side and 1 hole on the other side. By making additional holes, it is easier to make sounds of half tone of Tsu and Ha.

 

 

Again, let's see example with closer images

[5-holes Shakuhachi (Before Customization)]

 

[7-holes Shakuhachi (After Customization)]

 

In accordance with the music world, the musical instruments are improved. If you play shakuhachi or are interested in learning it, please visit our online shop. We have a variaty of shakuhachi made of bamboo and wood.

 

Customizable Wooden Shakuhachi




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