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Nohkan Revisited

Contributed by Kevin Salfen, Assistant Professor of Music History, University of the Incarnate Word (Secretary, Theatre Nohgaku) Like David Surtasky, who wrote about this topic in a previous entry, I’m also playing nohkan (Japanese transverse flute) during the Noh Training … Continue reading

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Nohkan

Contributed by David Surtasky My  other role in Atsumori is playing the nohkan (transverse bamboo flute.) I’ve never encountered an instrument that seemed so temperamental concerning one’s inner state. The least tension, anxiety or distraction leads to poor performance. This … Continue reading

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