The Shakuhachi Experience

Music (world music, traditional)

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  • Aug 19-25
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 0+
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Markus Guhe
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In this world premiere at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, licensed master shakuhachi performer Markus Guhe takes Japan's oldest and quintessential bamboo flute on a journey from its mythical beginnings through its long and fascinating history into the 21st century. The programme features the traditional shakuhachi solo repertoire created during the Edo era by mendicant Zen monks (mysterious masterless samurai working as government spies and the only ones permitted to play the instrument), happy folk tunes, taiko (Japanese big drums; Markus is also a senior performer with Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers) and live electronics.

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