Extra shakuhachi (track #4): Hômei Matsumara
Playing time: 66'
Production date: 1988 (licensed from HMV Japan)
Gorô Yamaguchi (b.1933) plays some of the most austere pieces in the shakuhachi repertory for this recording. The music generally has something of a plaintive nature, but includes some rather dissonant-sounding passages, including trills. This music generally has associations with Zen.
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