“Nagara no Haru” / “Azuma no Kyoku”

July 4, 2010

“With whom can I discuss this philosophy?

I’ll be silent, since so few can follow my tune”

—Ch’i-chi (864-937), translated by Burton Watson, The Clouds Should Know Me by Now: Buddhist Poet Monks of China.

Nagara no Haru

“Nagara no Haru” is a rehearsal recording featuring Kurahashi Ayako-sensei on shamisen and vocals.

Azuma no Kyoku

“Azuma no Kyoku” is a traditional honkyoku piece in the gikyoku style which accentuates a steady rhythmic structure (reminiscent of Chinese music).

This is the final posting of “Kyoto Meditations.”  I would like to thank everyone who offered comments during the past year.  It has been gratifying to know that these recordings reached so many listeners in all parts of the world.


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