This is a piece of genre Modern.
This piece was composed for Shakuhachi by the person Jeffrey Nyofu Lependorf in 1990.
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|Sound of Distant Deer
||Ronnie Nyogetsu Reishin Seldin
This melody draws on a chant by the 12th century mystic, Hildegard of Bingen, and borrows its title from her "Book of Mysteries". Jeffrey Lependorf (b 1962), best known as a composer of operas, is also a master of the shakuhachi and has composed extensively for the instrument.