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.
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.
There is also a very common initial sound in the shakuhachi technique. This technique is equivalent to the abdominal tremolo of other wind instruments, but the principle is different.
The abdominal tremolo is the effect ...
At present, most of the shakuhachi are made of bamboo tubes, and a good high-grade bamboo shakuhachi can be as little as several thousand, and it can be tens of thousands. It is not uncommon for bamboo to crack due to stress shrinkage due to careless maintenance in the dry seasons of autumn and winter.
Of course, cracked bamboo shakuhachi can also be repaired by yourself or by a professio...
Whether Shakuhachi and Xiao are related is difficult to verify. The shakuhachi is made of bamboo roots, with no bottom in the middle. The tube body is one chi-eight inch. The mouth of the shakuhachi is cut out in the shape of a half-moon. There are four pressing holes on the front and one on the back.
It is necessary to choose thicker, denser bamboo fibers and thic...