Gallery Concert : Exploring the Beauty of Japanese Music

Date: 11 December 2011, 2:30pm
Venue: Pitt Rivers Museum, Entry via the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW
Tel: 01865 270927
Web: http://www.prm.ox.ac.uk
Organiser: Pitt Rivers Museum
Admission: Free, no booking required

A unique opportunity to experience close-up one of the oldest yet relatively unknown musical traditions of the world in the unique setting of the Pitt Rivers Museum featuring pieces for the koto (13-stringed zither), the shamisen (3-stringed lute) and the shakuhachi (5-holed notched bamboo flute) from both traditional and modern repetoires, performed by one of Japan’s leading Yamada-ryu koto players, Kameyama Kono, the young rising star of the shamisen, Naka Kaori, accompanied on the shakuhachi by Michael Soumei Coxall.

 

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