Monday, January 14, 2013

Video: Blind Man's Shakuhachi

The Japanese Shakuhachi is an end-blown flute carved from bamboo.  It's not a particularly complex device,  but for a blind man, crafting one can take on a whole new dimension of complexity. In this 11 minute documentary video, Kelvin Falconer demonstrates how he makes shakuhachi from bamboo growing on his property in New Zealand completely by touch. 

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