Shakuhachi reading list

Blasdel, Christopher Yohmei

2000 “Sound Japan.” The Japan Foundation Newsletter XXVII/1.

2005 The Single Tone. Tokyo: Printed Matter Press.

Burnett, Henry and Tann, Hilary ed.

1989 "Tradition and renewal in the music of Japan." Perspectives of new music.

Castellengo, Michele and Fabre, Benoît

1994 “The Contemporary Transverse Flute and the Shakuhachi: Convergences an acoustical analysis of performance techniques.” Contemporary Music Review 8/2.

De Ferranti, Hugh

2000 Japanese Musical Instruments. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Fritsch, Ingrid

1983 "A Comparison of Tozanryu and Kinkoryu shakuhachi arrangements for sankyoku gasso made from identical originals." Yearbook for traditional music.

Gutzwiller, Andreas

1991 “The world of a single sound: basic structure in the music of the Japanese flute shakuhachi.” Musica Asiatica 6.

1993 “The Shakuhachi of the Fuke Sect: Instrument of Zen.” Worlds of Music 26/3.

Harich-Schneider, Eta

1973 A History of Japanese Music. London: Oxford University Press.

Hisamatsu, Fûyô

1823 “Hitori Mondo.” The Annals of the International Shakuhachi Society Volume I.

Hopkin, Bart

1999 Air Columns and Toneholes-Principles for Wind Instrument Design. CA: Experimental Musical Instruments

Howard, Gregg W.

1991 “Musico-religious implication of some Buddhist views of sound and music in the Surangama Sutra.” Musica Asiatica 6.

Hughes, David W.

2000 “No nonsense: The Logic and Power of Acoustic-Iconic Mnemonic System.” British Journal of Ethnomusicology 9/ii.

Hume, Nancy G. (ed.)

1995 Japanese Aesthetics and Culture: A Reader. New York: State University of New York Press.

Ishii, Hiromi

Finding rules in shakuhachi1 timbre and applying them to structure music: Composition for shakuhachi and live electronics Kaze no Michi (Wind Way)

Karolyi, Otto

2000 Traditional African and Oriental Music. Penguin Books.

Kamisangô Yûkô

1971 An abridged history of shakuhachi music: for the understanding of blowing Zen. Tôkyô: Ongaku no Tomo Sha Edition.

Katsumura, Jinko

1986 “Some Innovations in Musical Instruments of Japan during the 1920s.” Yearbook for Traditional Music Volume 18.

Kishibe, Shigeo

1984 The Traditional Music of Japan. Tôkyô: Ongaku no Tomo Sha Edition.

Kô, Tanimura

1996 Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments: The Shakuhachi. Tôkyô: Ongaku no Tomo Sha Edition.

Kudo, Elmer Takeo

2006 Kinko Shakuhachi: One Maker's Approach. Tai Hei Shakuhachi.

Lee, Riley

1991 “Shakuhachi Honkyoku Notation: written sources in an oral tradition.” Musica Asiatica 6.

1992 The Transmission of the Shakuhachi Honkyoku. Published thesis.

Levenson, Monty H.

2006 "Stalking the Wild Bore: A Trek into the Heart of Shakuhachi Darkness." Tai Hei Shakuhachi.

Neptune, John Kaizan

1998 “Take Dake.” Experimental Musical Instruments June 1998.

Malm, William P.

1977 Six Hidden Views of Japanese Music. Berkeley: University of California Press.

1986 “Personal Approaches to the Study of Japanese Art Music.” Asian Music.

1999 Tradition Japanese Music and Musical Instruments. Tôkyô: Kodansha International.

Mayers, Dan E.

The Annals of the International Shakuhachi Society, Volume I.

2005 The Annals of the International Shakuhachi Society, Volume II.

Pilgrim, Richard B.

1950 “Intervals (Ma) in Space and Time: Foundations for a Religio-Aesthetic Paradigm in Japan,” in Japan in Traditional and Postmodern Perspectives. Edited by Charles Wei-Hsun Fa. New York: State University of New York Press.

Reps, Paul and Nyogen Senzaki

1994 Zen Flesh, Zen Bones. Boston: Shambhala Press.

Richard, Dominique M.

2000 “Holzwege on Mount Fuji: a doctrine of no-aesthetics for Computer and Electroacoustic Music. Organised Sound 5/3.

Samuelson, Ralph

No date “Towards an Understanding of Shakuhachi Honkyoku.” The Annals of the International Shakuhachi Society Volume I.

Sanford, James H.

1977 “Shakuhachi Zen: the Fukeshû and Komusô.” Monumenta Nipponica 32/4.

Satoshi Simura et al.

1993 “Gesture Sensor in Virtual Performer.” Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference, Tôkyô.

Schaeffner, André

1994 Origine des Instruments de Musique. Paris: L’école des Hautes-études en Sociales Sciences.

Scott, A. C.

“Reflections on the Aesthetic Background of the Performing Arts of East Asia.” Asian Music 6/1.

Seo, Audrey Yoshiko

2007 Ensō: Zen circles of Enlightenment. Weatherhill ISBN 978-0-8348-0575-0.

Sethares, William A.

1998 Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale. London: Springer-Verlag Limited.

Seyama, Toru

1998 “The Re-Contextualisation of the Shakuhachi (Syakuhati) and its Music from Traditional/Classical into Modern/Popular.” The World of Music 40/2.

Shehan Campbell, Patricia

1991 Lessons from the World: A Cross-Cultural Guide to Music Teaching and Learning. New York: Schirmer Books.

Suzuki, Daisetz T.

1990 Zen and Japanese Culture. Japan: Tuttle Publishing Co..

Takehashi, Tone

1990 Tozan-ryû: An Innovation of the Shakuhachi Tradition from Fuke-shû to Secularism. UMI Dessertation Services.

Takemitsu, Tôru

1994 “One Sound.” Contemporary Music Review 8/2.

1995 Confronting Silence. Berkeley: Fallen Leaf Press.

Tokumaru Yoshihiko

1994 “An Interview with Yokoyama Katsuya.” Contemporary Music Review 8/2.

Tono, Haruyuki

1992 Kentoshi no Shôsôin. Tôkyô: Iwanami Shoten.

Tripp, Charles

1989 Flûtes du Monde: Flutes d’Asie I. France: Association Flutes du Monde.

Tsuge, Genichi

1977 “The History of the Kyôtaku.” Asian Music 8/2.

Tukitani, Tuneko

1992 Collecting the Basic Source Materials for the Shakuhachi and Constructing a Tentative Database Thereof: A Contribution to Intra and International Uses. Osaka: Syakuhati Kenkyukai.

1994 “The Shakuhachi: The Instrument and its music-change and diversification.” Contemporary Music Review 8/2.

Utriainen, Jaana

2002 “The Gestalt Psychological Music Analysis Theory and Method, Applied in a Case Study of Japanese Shakuhachi Flute Music.” Unpublished paper.

Yeung, Sunny

1991 “Complexities and Contradictions.” Unpublished article.

Yokoyama, Katsuya

No date Kinko-ryû Shakuhachi Honkyoku Notation. Tôkyô: Victor.

Yoshida, Kenkô

1998 Essays in Idleness. UK: Wordsworth Editions Ltd..

Wade, Bonnie

2005 Music in Japan. Oxford University Press.

Weisgarber, Elliot

1968 “The Honkyoku of the Kinko-ryû: Some principles of its’ Organization.” Ethnomusicology VI XII/3.