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Mitsuhashi Kifu

三橋 貴風

Mitsuhashi Kifu
Born 1950

Shakuhachi

Studied with Soufu Sasaki of Kinko-style shakuhachi in 1968. Became a member of Pro Musica Nipponia and participated in many concerts both in Japan and overseas after completing from the NHK Hougaku Training Program in 1972. Studied with Chikugai Okamoto of the shakuhachi fukesyu meian souryuukai in 1974. Awarded as top soloist of the 1st Pan Music Festival in 1976. Awarded the Arts Festival Superior Prize from the Agency for Cultural Affairs in1980. After that played with various Orchestras through overseas performances. Awarded the Arts Festival Prize from the Agency for Cultural Affairs for "the Shakuhachi recital of Kifu Mitsuhashi" in 1989. Awarded Arts Pieces Prize from the Agency for Cultural Affairs for the CD solo album "Makoto Moroi Chikurin Kitan" and the Music Prize from Kenzo Nakajima in 1992.

Now, he is a master of Kinko style, superintendence of the Kifu group of Kinko style Shakuhachi and a member of "Tokyo International Music Ensemble".

Recently, he has produced several music festivals and concerts. He has experienced overseas recitals seventy-three times and original solo recitals nineteen times.

Teachers

Students

Albums

Art of the Shakuhachi Vol I Art of the Shakuhachi Vol I

Art of the Shakuhachi Vol II Art of the Shakuhachi Vol II

Bamboo-Na Bamboo-Na

Bamboo-Na 2 Bamboo-Na 2

Best Take 4 - Mitsuhashi Kifu Best Take 4 - Mitsuhashi Kifu

Danse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume Danse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume

Five Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai Five Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai

Shakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller Shakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller

Shakuhachi - Hamabe No Uta Shakuhachi - Hamabe No Uta

Sound of Japan Sound of Japan

Tamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi Tamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi

Teizo Matsumura - Selected Works Vol II Teizo Matsumura - Selected Works Vol II

Tsuki no Hikari Tsuki no Hikari

Tracks Recorded

ShakuhachiAlbum
Ajikan (Itchoken)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol II
Aka TomboSound of Japan
Aki no Kyoku (Modern)Five Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai
Aki no Kyoku (Modern)Tamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi
American PatrolShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
Anvil ChorusShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
AshuraSange
Baile Del VientoBamboo-Na 2
Blue TrainBamboo-Na 2
Bomba De TiempoBamboo-Na 2
Cacique De PandidoBamboo-Na 2
CambioBamboo-Na
Cavalleria RusticanaDanse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume
CelosBamboo-Na 2
Chattanooga Choo ChooShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
Chikurai Gosho 1 - FundaFive Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai
Chikurai Gosho 1 - FundaTamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi
Chikurai Gosho 2 - SochikuFive Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai
Chikurai Gosho 2 - SochikuTamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi
Chikurai Gosho 3 - KyoraiFive Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai
Chikurai Gosho 3 - KyoraiTamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi
Chikurai Gosho 4 - HachikuFive Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai
Chikurai Gosho 4 - HachikuTamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi
Chikurai Gosho 5 - MeianFive Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai
Chikurai Gosho 5 - MeianTamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi
Choshi (Fudaiji)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol I
Chôshi (Yamato)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol II
Christmas EveBamboo-Na
Clair De LuneShakuhachi - Hamabe No Uta
Clair De LuneSound of Japan
Cosmos Haptic No. 3 - KokuhNanae
Dance Des MirlitousShakuhachi - Hamabe No Uta
Dance Des MirlitousSound of Japan
Dance of the Hours - La GiocondaDanse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume
Dance Rituelle Du FeuDanse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume
Dance Rituelle Du FeuShakuhachi - Hamabe No Uta
Dancing SandSange
DanzandoBamboo-Na 2
ElegieDanse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume
Esashi OiwakeSound of Japan
Girl of Cancer, TheBamboo-Na
Grass BeachBamboo-Na
Hachigaeshi (Taizan Ha)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol I
Hamabe no UtaSound of Japan
Hasta MananaBamboo-Na
Hi Fu Mi Cho (Taizan Ha)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol I
Hi Kyoku HenyouBest Take 4 - Mitsuhashi Kifu
Hoohai BushiSound of Japan
HoshosushoBest Take 4 - Mitsuhashi Kifu
In A Persian MarketDanse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume
In A Persian MarketShakuhachi - Hamabe No Uta
In The MoodShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
In The MoodSound of Japan
Integral ISange
Iya no Kohiki UtaSound of Japan
Jo no KyokuMinoru Miki Selected Works IV Disc 1
JukanBest Take 4 - Mitsuhashi Kifu
KeilingSound of Japan
Kojo no TsukiSound of Japan
Koro Sugagaki (Taizan Ha)Shakuhachi - Chidori No Kyoku
Kyorei (Don't know which version)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol II
Lady LBamboo-Na
Little Brown JugShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
Machina MachinaBamboo-Na
Mancha SolarBamboo-Na
Marobashi SugagakiArt of the Shakuhachi Vol II
Marobashi SugagakiSound of Japan
MaySange
Mi BonitaBamboo-Na
Moonlight SerenadeShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
Moonlight SerenadeSound of Japan
Mujunshin KyokuArt of the Shakuhachi Vol I
Mukaiji (Don't know which version)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol I
Mukaiji (Fudaiji)Sound of Japan
Nanbu Ushioi UtaShakuhachi - Hamabe No Uta
NehanSange
Noche CalienteBamboo-Na 2
Off SideBamboo-Na 2
Pavane Pour une Infante DefunteDanse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume
Pennsylvania 6-5000Shakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
PerdonBamboo-Na 2
Pilgrimage Part 1Sange
Pilgrimage Part 2Sange
Polovetzer Tanze - Prince IgorDanse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume
Red ShoesBamboo-Na 2
Reibo (Don't know which version)Tamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi
Reibo (Echigo)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol II
Reibo (Shôganken)Five Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai
Rhapsody in BlueShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
Sabre DanceDanse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume
San'ya (Don't know which version)Best Take 4 - Mitsuhashi Kifu
San'ya (Echigo)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol II
Shikyoku No 1Five Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai
Shikyoku No 1Teizo Matsumura - Selected Works Vol II
Shikyoku No 2Five Pieces for Shakuhachi Chikurai
Shikyoku No 2Teizo Matsumura - Selected Works Vol II
Shimoyo no KinutaBest Take 4 - Mitsuhashi Kifu
Shot BarBamboo-Na
Sky with FishSange
Somaku ShaArt of the Shakuhachi Vol I
St. Louis Blues MarchShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
StardustShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
String Of PearlsShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
String Of PearlsSound of Japan
Summer TimeBamboo-Na 2
Taki Ochi no KyokuArt of the Shakuhachi Vol II
TamafuriTamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi
Thais MeditationDanse Rituelle du Fue, Liebestraume
ThemeBamboo-Na 2
TohSound of Japan
Tsugaru YamautaShakuhachi - Hamabe No Uta
TsukiumaBamboo-Na
Tsuru no Sugomori (Renpoken)Art of the Shakuhachi Vol I
Tuxedo JunctionShakuhachi (Bamboo) Miller
Viento AzulBamboo-Na

Composed or Arranged

Shakuhachi Compositions
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Hoshosusho鳳將雛抄


The International Shakuhachi Society - 2018