Farewell to Music
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Barbara White's compositions for shakuhachi are beautifully performed by grand master Riley Lee

Composer Barbara White discovered the shakuhachi while in college and her fascination with this instrument has continued form more than 30 years. The works on this recording are the result of a ten year collaboration with shakuhachi grand master Riley Lee. White studied the shakuhachi with Lee and has composed numerous works for him. White's music has been described as "provocative even when it speaks in undertones, creating a personal space that is as unique as it is inviting." The recipient of numerous honors and awards, she is on the music faculty at Princeton. Riley Lee began studying the shakuhachi in 1970 while living in Japan. He is the first non-Japanese to attain the rank of "grand master."
Contents:
Barbara White, composer
Buddha Smiles on East 23rd
Riley Lee (shakuhachi)

Barbara White, composer
Buddha Pines in the Dappled Glade
Riley Lee (shakuhachi)

Barbara White, composer
Chisoku Reibo
Riley Lee (shakuhachi); Barbara White (clarinet)

Barbara White, composer
Cut the Devil's Throat
Riley Lee (shakuhachi); Barbara White (clarinet)

Barbara White, composer
Refuge
Riley Lee (shakuhachi); Barbara White (clarinet)

Barbara White, composer
Buddha Breathes in Bamboo
Riley Lee (shakuhachi)

Barbara White, composer
Farewell to Music
Riley Lee (shakuhachi); Barbara White (clarinet); Charles MacDonald (drones and improvising guitar)

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