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Price: $14.00
Heart of Zen
This CD is a mix of traditional and original compositions performed solo by Nyogetsu. They are all meditative in nature, and are performed on the 1.8 Shakuhachi. You will find these pieces evoke a very warm and yet accessible feeling.
Price: $16.00
The Healing Art of Zen Shakuhachi is a Solo CD of Ronnie Nyogetsu Reishin Seldin. In this latest CD, Nyogetsu makes use of very long Shakuhachi. No less than 7 of the 9 tracks are on Shakuhachi 2.4 or longer (including tracks on 2.8 and 3.0). Includes a 24 page book of liner notes. This is a beautiful and inspiring CD.
Price: $15.00
Ichi On Buttsu: One Sound Enlightenment
His first Lyrichord CD, Nyogetsu Seldin sumptuously plays seven traditional, and one original composition on several shakuhachis of different lengths. Ichi On Buttsu is a peerless collection of traditional shakuhachi performance, a disc which quite possibly demonstrates the most profound link between music and the ancient Eastern journey toward enlightenment.
Price: $15.00
Makoto Shinjitsu: With a Heart of True Sincerity
Original compositions, healing honkyoku and "neo-honkyoku." A collection of serene solo pieces from Shakuhachi master Ronnie Nyogetsu Seldin. This is the follow up to Ichi On Buttsu, viewed as landmark achievement in Shakuhachi performance. Nyogetsu Seldin is one of the most widely sought Shakuhachi masters in the world today, and on Makoto Shinjitsu, the absolute mastery he exhibits is immediately apparent.
Price: $15.00
A Prayer for the Missing
This very special CD is a collection of bamboo flute offerings performed by members of New York City's KiSuiAn Shakuhachi Dojo whose founder is Ronnie Nyogetsu Seldin. The traditional pieces on this CD were passed down through the ages to aid in healing and to provide safe passage of the spirit. All profits from the sale of this CD will be donated to non-profits responding to impacts of 9/11/2001 and other crises in the NYC area.
Price: $19.00
One Sound
A collection of traditional Buddhist music, including a 64 page hardcover book with text and photos on traditional Buddhist music from Tibet, China, Vietnam, Korea, Sri Lanka, and Japan. It is the only compilation of this kind ever done. In addition to having a selection on the CD, Nyogetsu co-produced One Sound, and was responsible for compiling the material.
Price: $15.00
Samurai Spirit
This recording features the unusual and strong sound of the Komi-Buki technique. It is Ronnie Nyogetsu Seldin's eleventh shakuhachi CD. On this recording Nyogetsu performs the entire repertoire for the Neza-Sa-Ha Honkyoku, rarely-played music that is meditative and fiery at the same time. Also on this CD, there is a new composition of Nyogetsu entitled Nakagawa Yoshi-Sama.
Price: $15.00
The Empty Bowl
For the first time, other than Jin-Sensei's own recordings, a CD has been recorded of Jin Nyodo's version of Kinko-Ryu repertoire. Ronnie Nyogetsu Reishin Seldin has recorded this repertoire on his second Sparkling Beatnik release, which differs from the more-often recorded Tokyo-style Kinko-Ryu pieces, in that they are more simple and meditative in nature.
Price: $15.00
Reibo - In Memory of the Bell
This recording was Nyogetsu's first CD recording, and it is also his only international recording, published by the Japanese company Image Box. It contains all of Nyogetsu's favorite Honkyoku pieces, as at the time of the recordings, he wasn't aware that he ever would record another.
Price: $15.00
The Planet Sleeps
Everything about this CD, from its eye-popping cool packaging to its beautiful booklet, is wonderful, perhaps peerless. It's a study that spans 16 countries, catching paeans to childhood sleep from varied traditions. Beyond being a great collection of international music, this is probably the most interesting mix available of cultural voices approaching the issue of children sleeping.
Price: $16.00
Mama's Lullaby
This is a special collection of lullabies from different countries — Japan, Italy, Ireland, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Israel and France among others. This CD embodies the richness and diversity of the world's cultures and transmits the beauty of a common love shared by mothers everywhere. Nyogetsu's contribution on this CD is Shikararete, performed on 1.8 Shakuhachi with female vocalist Atsuko Yuma.
Price: $15.00
Sound of Distant Deer
This CD is a collection of songs combining shakuhachi and cello, in solos and duets, both traditional and modern. Nyogetsu plays shakuhachi with cellist Gideon Freudmann. There are four pieces composed for this CD using duets of these two instruments. There are also 3 improvisations between the two performers that they call "Cellohachi."
Price: $15.00
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Perspectives on New Music
Perspectives on New Music is the name of the well respected Journal of 20th Century music, that goes along with this CD. In the issue, for the first time, Japanese Music (modern and Traditional) was given a 200 page section, co-edited by Hilary Tann and Dr. Henry Burnett. There is also an excellent trio recorded live in Tokyo of Zangetsu, and a solo version of Reibo by Nyogetsu.
Price: $16.00
Trance 3
This is the third of the best-selling series for Ellipsis Arts. On this recording, the first third is Japan, in which Ronnie Nyogetsu Seldin plays a Zen-Honkyoku. The second third is the African Mbira (thumb-piano), and the final third is the Sudanese chanting of West Java.
Price: $16.00
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Sounds of Healing
Sounds of Healing is an exceptional recording in which an oncologist, Dr. Mitch Gaynor, uses music to cure serious diseases (like cancer). In addition to his guided meditations, there are three ensemble pieces with Shakuhachi. Synthesizer, Gongs, Tibetan overtone singing (high voice, as well as low voice), Crystal Bowls, and Tibetan Bowls.
The Heart of Bamboo
Meian-style honkyoku (cassette only)
Wind in the Reeds
Kinko honkyoku (cassette only)
Ki Sui An - Honkyoku - Vol 1
Solo Shakuhachi (cassette only)
Ki Sui An - Honkyoku - Vol 2
Solo Shakuhachi (cassette only)
Kyomono Series Vol 1 Matsuura Kengyo
NY Sankyoku Kai (Traditonal Japanese Music Ensemble of New York). Henry Horaku Burnett - Sangen and Vocal. Keiko Kanogawa - Koto. Contains the compositions Wakana and Sato No Akatsuki. This is available on LP (yes vinyl!) and cassette only.