HD James Nyoraku Schlefer Plays His Shakuhachi Concerto, Kenneth Woods

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Leading exponents of traditional Japanese instruments perform with Orchestra of the Swan, shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer and Yumi Kurosawa, one of the most exciting young soloists on Japan's national instrument, the koto, delicacy and virtuosity in harmony

Concerto for Shakuhachi, Strings, Harp and Percussion (Watch in HD)
Composed by James Nyoraku Schlefer
Conductor Kenneth Woods
James Nyoraku Schlefer - Shakuhachi

The Japanese bamboo flute - shakuhachi has captivated minds and hearts of listeners for centuries. Remarkably simple in design, it takes years to master, the sound is at once sensual and spiritual, capable of great emotional depth.