Category Archives: Music

Uzura Gallery solo Recital

Two short reviews emailed to me by shakuhachi professionals from different shakuhachi lineages who came to my recital in Kyoto. I have added translations. It is always wonderful to receive correspondence following a concert. Thank you Izumi Takeo and Inayoshi … Continue reading

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Nagomi-tei Yokohama

REVIEWS of  Moon in Water   in Japanese with English translation. — a concert by Anne Norman (shakuhachi) & Uehata Masakazu (piano & reed organ) 14th  July 2019, Nagomitei, Yokohama. 日本古来の楽器である尺八で奏でられた音は、私の知るそれとは全く別次元のモノでした。最早それは尺八ではなく、あえて名前をつけるとしたらShakuhachiという新しい楽器の音色に、心を静かに揺さぶられる感覚にとらわれた。

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Ursula Genaehr’s funeral

2pm, 26th June 2017 People entered the large stone Church of St Matthews in Albury NSW, speaking in hushed tones. Down the front of the church was the coffin, painted with humpback whales breaching in an ocean of pastel blues … Continue reading

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Deep Listening

This article was originally posted on Tunnel Number Five FACEBOOK page on 13 August 2016, three days before the festival of underground music began.  1,198 people reached From Tuesday to Saturday, here in Darwin, we have a chance to practice … Continue reading

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Reviews & Responses

album: Beneath the Surface – music for shakuhachi, violin and tunnel

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Beneath the Surface

Putting together a new CD is a big job, but rewarding and fun (once you get over the hump of self-doubt; hours of listening to takes and impros that weren’t quite usable; dealing with coughing audience or bleeding traffic noises…) … Continue reading

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Darwin Underground

… CLICK HERE for Darwin Whispered Shadows Poster PDF A deep listening experience… … Darwin PRESS Release: Whispered Shadows by Anne Norman – shakuhachi A slow unfolding of spell-binding music: bamboo flute meditations and improvisations with violin in the haunting acoustics … Continue reading

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