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Goro Yamaguchi

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Goro Yamaguchi

Goro Yamaguchi has been played on NTS shows including Throwing Shade, with Shika No Tone first played on 12 September 2015.

Goro Yamaguchi (Yamaguchi Goro 山口五郎, 1933-1999) was a Japanese shakuhachi (vertical bamboo flute) player, known for his musicality, phrasing, impeccable technique (and modesty) in solo and ensemble performances. He headed the Chikumeisha shakuhachi guild and became a world-famous Japanese performer and teacher. In 1967-68 he was appointed Artist in Residence at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut (USA). While at Wesleyan, Nonesuch Explorer Series recorded his "Bell Ringing in an Empty Sky" LP, an influential first recording of shakuhachi in the US. NASA included one honkyoku…

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Kokû-Reibo (Bell Ringing In The Empty Sky)
Gorô Yamaguchi
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Kokû-Reibo (Bell Ringing In The Empty Sky)
Gorô YamaguchiNonesuch0
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Sôkaku-Reibo (Depicting The Cranes In Their Nest)
Gorô Yamaguchi
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Sôkaku-Reibo (Depicting The Cranes In Their Nest)
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Shika No Tone
Goro Yamaguchi, Katsuya Yokoyama, Hozan Yamamoto, Aoki Reibo
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Shika No Tone
Goro Yamaguchi, Katsuya Yokoyama, Hozan Yamamoto, Aoki ReiboJVC2000
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