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Katsuya Yokoyama

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Katsuya Yokoyama (横山勝也; born in Shizuoka, Japan, 1934) is an internationally renowned player and teacher of the , the traditional vertical bamboo flute of Japan. He was the son of Ranpo Yokoyama, a renowned shakuhachi maker, player and composer. Yokoyama achieved international attention for his New York City premiere performance, in November 1967, of Tōru Takemitsu's composition November Steps, for shakuhachi, , and orchestra, with the New York Philharmonic, under the direction of Seiji Ozawa (with biwa player Tsuruta Kinshi).

Albums Katsuya Yokoyama

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  • JAPON - L'art du shakuhachi