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iShaku LT

iShaku LT

 

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Another Woodwind Instrument from the creators of iDuduk, iShvee, iZurna, and iBlul. This instrument simply is a testament to the elegance of traditional Japanese culture.

The Shakuhachi (Japanese: (尺八 (しゃくはち) pronounced [ɕakɯhatɕi]). Made from the root of the bamboo, its aesthetic is organic and simple. Hidden inside this unrefined form, It is carefully crafted with mastery. The sound of Shakuhachi is said to imitate the full range of natural life on earth.

The Shakuhachi is an end-blown flute. It's tuned to a pentatonic (5-note) scale. By different fingerings half and quarter holings, by controlling the angle of the mouthpiece against the lip, all twelve tones of the chromatic scale can be produced. The mouthpiece consists of an angled blowing edge whose design is unique. By changing the angle of the mouthpiece against the lip, the player controls the pitch. A delicate change of intonation occurs - a swelling or bending of notes characteristic of the traditional music. The timbre of the instrument is soothing in its low tones, although it is capable of producing loud and breathy tones in the middle and upper registers.

Key Features of iShaku™ LT

• In the Blow Mode, blow into your microphone to play music

• In the Press Mode option, simply play by pressing down the holes (for iPod Touch users as well)

• Press down individual holes to change pitch within one octave

• The Blow Mode includes 9 notes including the open blow middle C

• The Press Mode includes 8 notes D-Dorian

• In the Duet Mode, use the Drone slider to choose a pitch to harmonize and enrich your melody.

The Artists

• In the info section on top right corner, find out more about the recording Shakuhachi artists. You can preview the songs and purchase them from iTunes.

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Rated 5/5 based on 3 customer reviews.

 

5/5 stars

MusicMan

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Great App once again from the iDuduk guys. Hope it does well.

5/5 stars

Another great one ; p

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I bought all 3 apps. The intro music load screen of the birds screen, should be an option on the duet. It would make it even more fun.

5/5 stars

App Fanatic

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iShaku is a wonderful App and it's so artistic! It sounds like a real Japanese Shakuhachi and it's also informative. There is so much information about Japan and the instrument itself. I find it easy to use. 3 dollars well spent for me. Thank you guys! Sincerely -Yoshi

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