Shakuhachi (pinyin: Chǐ bā), an ancient Chinese traditional musical instrument, was introduced to Japan during the Tang and Song Dynasties. Made of bamboo, with cinnabar mixed with lacquer on the inside to fill the (ground) incision, it is now five holes (the first four and the last one). Vast, but also can show the ethereal, quiet artistic conception.


  • Pinyin:Chǐ bā
  • timbre:Desolate and vast
  • popular area:Japan
  • category:wind instrument
Shakuhachi was introduced to Japan more than 1,300 years ago. According to records, shakuhachi was passed down from China from the end of the Southern and Northern Dynasties to the beginning of the Tang Dynasty (581-618 AD), which is equivalent to the Nara period in Japan as a musical instrument for playing the elegant music of the Tang Dynasty.
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During the Sui and Tang dynasties in China, the shakuhachi became one of the main musical instruments in the court.
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Zhang Shengqun, graduated from Xi'an Conservatory of Music in 2015, majoring in music performance.
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Wu Ti, young performer, performer of traditional Chinese music. In 2016, he became one of the founders of Ya Yue Fu. Representative works: "Yangguan Road", "Dust", "Moonlight Night Breeze", "One Thousand Years", "Remembering Jiangnan", "Homeland", "Searching for Plums", etc.
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Yang Luan_yangluan, graduated from the Central Conservatory of Music, is a 17th undergraduate and 21st graduate student. He is an up-master in the music area of station B. He currently has 13,000 fans. His videos mainly focus on wind instruments, and play niche instruments in a different flavor.
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Feng Wansheng, young Shakuhachi artist, founder of Void Shakuhachi Studio, creator and publisher of Void Shakuhachi, and founder of original shakuhachi music works of "Haisi" and the "Shakuhachi Tutorial" and many other print media and online media works have been released.
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Fang Jinlong (1963-), a native of Anqing, Anhui Province, a famous Chinese pipa player, a representative of modern five-string pipa, one of the "Four Heavenly Kings of Chinese Music", is now the "Jinlong Music Studio" of the Guangdong Provincial Art Institute Artistic Director.
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Recently, Peking University Business and Art Research Center collaborated with Guardian Art Center for the first time to jointly plan and launch the first Daily Art "One-day Art Marathon" activity. From 10 am to 10 PM, three annual word-of-mouth exhibitions, academic lectures and art crossover performances were integrated, which made the audience enjoy the scene. And attracted nearly 400,000 people through the network live online participation.
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The "Craftsman's Garden" in the western suburbs of Nanning, Guangxi, covering an area of 1,000 mu, was a barren farm more than ten years ago. Today, many craftsmen live here and devote their efforts to their unique craftsmanship. Lu Ming, who is accompanied by musical instruments all day long, is one of them.
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Today I would like to share my recent learning to play the bamboo wind instrument: the difference between the Shakuhachi Dongxiao (Nanxiao) in playing, which is a summary of the levels of [Shakuhachi Fei (Conventional) Professional Players] and [Dongxiao Fei (Conventional) Professional Players]. make a hypothesis. I also hope that all Shakuhachi fans will verify and witness it.
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If one were to choose a piece of music that would give the anxious modern soul an outlet, it would be shakuhachi. Shakuhachi, made of bamboo, is named after the length of the tube is one foot eight inches. The tone is desolate and deep, expressive, and can express the ethereal and quiet artistic conception.
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The most used shakuhachi technique is Meri, also known as swooping. The ups and downs technique is the characteristic of Shakuhachi's light and dark tone.
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