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Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Lark in the AM Mini Koto

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  • Michael Wood
    I live in Seattle now and I am looking at a couple of shakuhachi these days. If I knew what to look for I could tell you how they looked but I have no
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 27 3:45 PM
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      I live in Seattle now and I am looking at a couple of
      shakuhachi these days. If I knew what to look for I
      could tell you how they looked but I have no
      experience in this sorta stuff (not even a flute
      player really).

      --- "Ii Saburou Katsumori (Joshua B.)"
      <tatsushu@...> wrote:

      > On 8/27/05, skanemermaid <skanemermaid@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Digression, yikes. Anyways, I have to second
      > Wodeford here . . .
      > > Lark provides a wonderful service to the world
      > music community, but
      > > it's not consistent . . . and of Wodeford's
      > categories of Lark
      > > instruments, I'd add a fourth: expensive, looks
      > good, sounds bad--
      > > mark-up based solely on the folk-music cachet
      > factor.
      >
      > I remember visiting Lady Wodeford and visiting the
      > local outlet shop for
      > the company in question. I seem to recall that the
      > koto looked okay, but not
      > like what my instructor was recommending--They all
      > had something 'off'. I
      > still wouldn't mind having one, and still admired
      > them, but I was wondering
      > if they were a Chinese variant.
      > Now, does it matter if the top piece is one or if
      > it is a box made of six
      > different pieces? Does it matter if the white edging
      > on the ryuto is not
      > there? Not sure. If you are taking classes, I would
      > say 'AYS' -- ask your
      > sensei.
      > -Ii
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > removed]
      >
      >




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