shakuhachi 1.6 *SOLD*


1.6 (‘E’)  “SOLD”

shakuhachi (jiari)
year made: 2022
bamboo: japanese madake
weight: 290 g
diameter (near top):  ca. 32.5-33.5 mm
length: 484 mm
utaguchi: acylic insert with silver lining
inside: black urushi lacquer
key: E (A @ 440Hz)

Fantastic 1.6 shakuhachi made from 35 year old piece of madake bamboo. The shakuhachi has great response and balance throughout the octaves.  Creamy full sound in otsu and round, smooth easy accessible kan register with dynamic possibilities. Accessible dai-kan range too, tested up to 4th octave ‘ro’. Beautiful patterend bamboo and at 290g very light and easy to hold.

The shakuhachi can be used for various styles and genres, e.g. honkyoku, shinkyoku, min’yō and contemporary music.

The shakuhachi comes with a protective utaguchi cap and a carrying bag. (see pictures)

Out of stock

SKU: shaku-1.6-2022-6 Category:

Listen to this shakuhachi. Sound samples performed by Emmanuelle Rouaud.