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Reibo (Don't know which version)

霊慕

This is a piece of genre Koten.

Reibo (Don't know which version) appears on the following albums

AlbumShakuhachiKotoShamisen

Fuke Shu Honkyoku; Kyotaku Nishimura Koku

Hikyoku wo Saguru Nagaoka Kodo

Kyotaku Nishimura Koku

    A song from the northeastern part of Japan suggesting the experience of listening to the sound of a bell as it moves in the air.

Meian Socho - 1 Sakaguchi Tesshin

Meian Socho - 2 Sakaguchi Tesshin

Reibo - Fukeshu-Shakuhachi Fujiyoshi Etsuzan

    Describes the suffering of those who endeavour to become awakened (to attain SATORI, "peace of soul").

Sokkan Taniguchi Yoshinobu

    This piece is also called Reibo. The character "bo" is read "shitau" which means "to mourn or yearn for someone". In this case, it is for the soul of Fuke Zenji, founder of the Fuke sect of Buddhism.

Take Ippon II Yokoyama Katsuya

    This piece seems to preserve a melodic line of original Reibo, from which all the variants, including Shoganken-Reibo, have stemmed. The music itself also tells that this tune has been passed down by the most profound thinkers of nature, raison d'etre of human being, mind and death.

Take no Shirabe; Fuke Shu Honkyoku Yes

Tamafuri - New Aspect for Japanese Instrument Shakuhachi Mitsuhashi Kifu

Tamuke Taniguchi Yoshinobu

    This piece is also called Reibo. The character "bo" is read "shitau" which means "to mourn or yearn for someone". In this case, it is for the soul of Fuke Zenji, founder of the Fuke sect of Buddhism.


The International Shakuhachi Society - 2018