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Wada Sanzo (1883-1968)

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SHAKULUTE: Shakuhachi Headjoint for the Silver Flute
Binding
Optional Features
Accessories for Shakuhachi
Miscellaneous Items

STUDENT SHAKUHACHI

Made from Japanese Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo) or Madaké Bamboo

Cat. # Key  Japanese Name  Length in Shaku Length in cm.  Price
TH-6 D I Shaku Ha Sun 1.8' 54.5 $475

Available only for 1.8' I Shaku Ha Sun (Key of D). This is the Classical Shakuhachi, the size first used by students of the traditional music. All of the playing guides listed in this catalog are keyed to the 1.8' shakuhachi. All other sizes are made up to the higher standards of the Advanced and Professional models.

Comes with Kinko-ryu utaguchi inlay.

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ADVANCED STUDENT SHAKUHACHI


Made from Specially-Selected Japanese Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo) or Madaké Bamboo
Cat. # Key  Japanese Name  Length in Shaku Length in cm.  Price
TH-1 G I Shaku San Sun 1.3' 40.0 $595
TH-2 F# I Shaku Yon Sun 1.4' 43.0 $595
TH-3 F I Shaku Go Sun 1.5' 46.0 $595
TH-4 E I Shaku Roku Sun 1.6' 48.5 $595
TH-5 Eb I Shaku Nana Sun 1.7' 52.0 $595
*TH-6 D I Shaku Ha Sun 1.8' 54.5 $575
TH-7 C# I Shaku Kyu Sun 1.9' 59.0 $595
TH-8 C Ni Shaku 2.0' 62.5 $610
**TH-9 Ni Shaku I Sun 2.1' 66.0 $635
**TH-10 Bb  Ni Shaku San Sun 2.2'-2.3' 70.0 $685
**TH-11 A Ni Shaku Yon Sun 2.4' 75.0 $785
**TH-12  G Ni Shaku Ha Sun 2.8' 84.0 $885

*The 1.8' I Shaku Ha Sun (Key of D) is the Classical Shakuhachi, the size first used by students of the traditional music. All of the playing guides listed in this catalog are keyed to the 1.8' shakuhachi.

Comes with Kinko-ryu or Tozan-ryu utaguchi inlay bordered with sterling silver.
Kinko-ryu inlay: No extra charge
Tozan-ryu inlay: Add $35.00

**For Chokan (Longer Shakuhachi) please specify which hand plays top and bottom notes as holes are ergonomically offset for ease of fingering.

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PROFESSIONAL ROOT-END SHAKUHACHI

Made from Specially-Selected Japanese Madaké Root-End Bamboo

Cat. #

 Model & Level
Price

TEACHER MODELS
TH-RT-1 Level 1 $1,500
TH-RT-2 Level 2 $1,750
TH-RT-3 Level 3 $2,000

MASTER MODELS
TH-RM-1 Level 1 $2,500
TH-RM-2 Level 2 $2,750
TH-RM-3 Level 3 $3,000

SPECIAL BAMBOOS

TH-RO

40+-YEAR-OLD MADAKé

 Add $250
TH-RS SPECIALLY-SELECTED MADAKé Add $250

TH-RK

RARE KYUSHU MADAKé

Add $500

*CHOKAN (Long Shakuhachi Flutes - 2.4' to 2.8') 
TH-RC-1  Level 1 $1,750
TH-RC-2  Level 2 $2,500
TH-RC-3  Level 3 $3,000

 *For Chokan, please specify which hand plays top and bottom notes as holes are offset for ease of fingering.

Prices apply to flutes made in any size from 1.3' to 2.8'

Comes with Kinko-ryu or Tozan-ryu utaguchi inlay bordered with sterling silver or 14K gold.
Kinko-ryu inlay: No extra charge
Tozan-ryu inlay: Add $35.00

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MEDITATION SHAKUHACHI

Made from Japanese Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo) Havested in Shikoku, Japan.
All Meditation model shakuhachi come with lacquered interior bore and Standard Binding.
Cat. # Model Length Key Price
TH-ME SOPRANO 1.6' E $225
TH-MD TRADITIONAL 5-HOLE 1.8' D $200
TH-MD7 MODERN 7-HOLE 1.8' D $225
TH-MC CONCERT 2.0' C $250
TH-MB ALTO 2.1' B $265
TH-MA BASS 2.4' A $285
TH-MG CONTRA BASS 2.8' G $325


Comes with Kinko-ryu or Tozan-ryu utaguchi inlay.
Kinko-ryu Utaguchi : No Additional Charge.
Tozan-style Utaguchi: Add $25.00

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OTHER MODELS

Cat. # Model Price
TH-W SEVEN-HOLE SHAKUHACHI
1.8' I Shaku Ha Sun (Key of D),
Available in Professional Root-End model and other sizes by special order.
Student Model - $575
Advanced Student Model - $775
TH-N LARGE-HOLE SHAKUHACHI
1.8' I Shaku Ha Sun (Key of D)
Available in Professional Root-End model and other sizes by special order.
Student Model - $575
Advanced Student Model - $775


Jinashi Shakuhachi
Made from Specially-Selected and Rare Kyushu Madaké Bamboo



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Jinashikan - Natural Bore Flutes
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SHAKULUTE
Shakuhachi Headjoint for the Silver Flute


SHAKULUTE HEADJOINT

Cat. #

 

Fits Flute Size

SHAKUHACHI HEADJOINT
Fitted to Your Existing Flute
Price
TH-H-S Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Rare Sousoudaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Kinko Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$950
TH-H-M1 Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Specially-Selected Madaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Tozan Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$850
TH-H-M2 Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Standard Madaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Tozan Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$800
TH-H-C Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Chinese Madaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Tozan Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$800
TH-H-T1 Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo) - Inlaid Lacquered Binding
(Binding Simulated Urushi Reddish-Brown Color)
Kinko Utaguchi - Sterling Silver Border
$750
TH-H-T2 Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint

Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo) - Standard Binding
(Binding Black Color)
Kinko Utaguchi - Sterling Silver Border

$650
TH-H-R Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint

Cast Resin Simulated Bamboo
No Binding Necessary
(Binding Black Color)
Kinko Utaguchi - Painted

$400
TH-H-A1 Alto Flute Shakuhachi Headjoint for the Alto Flute
Specially-Selected Madaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Tozan Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$1000
TH-H-A2 Alto Flute Shakuhachi Headjoint for the Alto Flute
Madaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Tozan Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$950


SHAKULUTE HEADJOINT with SILVER FLUTE

 
Cat. #

 

Fits Flute Size

SHAKUHACHI HEADJOINT
Complete with a new
Gemeinhardt Model 2SP Silver Flute
(C Footjoint)
Includes transverse headjoint and hard case.
Price
TH-H-S Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Rare Sousoudaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Kinko Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$1950
TH-I-M1 Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Specially-Selected Madaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Tozan Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$1850
TH-I-M2 Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Madaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Tozan Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$1800
TH-I-C Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Chinese Madaké Bamboo with Inlaid Rattan Binding
Tozan Utaguchi - 14K Gold Border
$1800
TH-I-T1 Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint
Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo) - Inlaid Lacquered Binding
(Binding Simulated Urushi Reddish-Brown Color)
Kinko Utaguchi - Sterling Silver Border
$1750
TH-I-T2 Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint

Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo) - Standard Binding
(Binding Black Color)
Kinko Utaguchi - Sterling Silver Border

$1650
TH-I-R Standard Flute
with C or B
Footjoint

Cast Resin Simulated Bamboo
No Binding Necessary
Kinko Utaguchi - Painted

$1400

Also available are a full line of Gemeinhardt and Miyazawa Professional, Conservatory and Student Silver Flutes
in Standard C/B and Alto models as well as options for closed or open keys. Call for prices and availability.

Included at no additional charge with each madaké or torachiku bamboo Shakulute are the following items:

• An utaguchi cover (mouthpiece cap) to protect the delicate blowing edge.
• A handmade black walnut wood carrying case.
• A tsuyutoshi or cleaning cloth.
• A thumb rest that clips on the lower portion of the flute.
• Instructions on how to produce a sound on the shakuhachi-style mouthpiece.
Shakulute CD - Tanifuji Kozan, SHAKULUTE: Live in Concert
• Fitting the Shakulute headjoint to your silver flute.

The Resin Cast headjoint comes with all items above except the utaguchi cover, wood carrying case and tsuytoshi (cleaning cloth). These items can be ordered separately.

Shakulute with Gemeinhardt Model 2SP Silver Flute also comes with transverse headjoint and silver flute carrying case.

 
Shakulute Accessories
TH-H-R1 Standard or Alto Flute

Replacement Thumb Rest for Standard Shakulute

$25
TH-H-R2 Alto

Replacement Thumb Rest for Alto Shakulute

$25
TH-H-U Standard or Alto Flute Utaguchi Cover - Leather or Silk $35
TH-H-B Standard or Alto Flute

Walnut Wood Carrying Case

$60
TH-H-T Standard or Alto Flute

Tsuyutoshi - Cleaning Cloth

$17.50
 

KOZAN TANIFUJI
SHAKULUTE: Live In Concert CD
S-T8a Original compositions played on the Shakulute,
a new hybrid instrument featuring shakuhachi headjoint and the classical western silver flute.
$17.50

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BINDING

Cat. # Type of Binding Price
OP-1 STANDARD BINDING
Black
$100
(Entire Flute)
Includes one Inlaid Binding below the back finger hole.

OP-1ba

STANDARD BINDING
with LACQUERED COLOR
Simulated Urushi - Reddish Brown

$175
(Entire Flute)
OP-2 INLAID BINDING
Black
$200
(Entire Flute)

OP-2a

INLAID BINDING
with LACQUERED COLOR
Simulated Urushi - Reddish Brown

$275
(Entire Flute)
OP-3 TRADITIONAL INLAID RATTAN BINDING
for PROFESSIONAL ROOT-END MODELS

$65
(Each Binding)
or
$550
(Entire Flute / 10 Bindings)

Professional, Student and Practice-Grade flutes bound at the time of purchase qualify for the lifetime guarantee.
Click here for specific terms of this guarantee.

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OPTIONAL FEATURES

 

TOZAN RYU UTAGUCHI     OP-4     Add $35

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ACCESSORIES FOR SHAKUHACHI

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Shakuhachi: The Sound of Nature
Origins & History of the Shakuhachi
Bamboo Used for Shakuhachi
Precision Cast Bore Technology

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Jinashi - Natural Bore Flutes
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How Shakuhachi are Graded
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