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Kawamura Taizan

川村 泰山

Kawamura Taizan
Shakuhachi

Taizan Kawamura graduated from the music theory department of the Seiha Institute and the NHK Ikuseikai, a famous training ground for professional musicians in Japan. Kawamura has performed under Japan Foundation funding in former Soviet Union and Europe. Besides his activity as a solo performer, he performs and composes in a wide variety of styles from classical to modem for such groups as the ensemble "Shakuhachi 1979," the Sankyoku group "Atarashii Kaze," the shakuhachi, piano and percussion trio "Taigu," and the Hogaku Group "Mutsuno wo," and the vocal, guitar and koto group "Bisha." He is currently active as an instructor and performer for numerous Tozan Shakuhachi related organizations.

Tracks Recorded

ShakuhachiAlbum
MomijiKangetsu (Disk 2)

Composed or Arranged

Shakuhachi Compositions
YearTitleKanjiAlternate Title

Mai

1978
Somato

1978
Yu

1980
Aoi
Hollyhock
1980
Fûn

1981
Fumon風紋

1981
Shuyo

1982
Shusui
Autumn Stream
1983
Miyabi雅び

1983
Rindo

1983
Yumiharizuki

1985
Hokuto
Big Dipper
1985
Tenpen Natsu

1986
Hamayu

1986
Minami Jujisei

1986
Semptember Song

1986
Shiro

1987
Nami

1987
Renge

1987
Sukecchi
Sketch
1988
Unsui

1989
Ginga Tetsudo no Yoru

1989
Kaka

1989
Yuki On'na

1990
Yuki On'na II

1993
Tenryu Gawa
Tenryu river
1994
Shinjo ni Yosete

1994
Yukimi So

1995
Kosumo no Hibiki

1996
Jokei

1996
Sharaku写楽

1997
Ha no Fu

1998
Kyu no Fu

2000
Fumon III

2000
Renpo

2000
Sanga Saika

2001
Getsurin


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