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Alternate Fingering Chart for Five-Hole Shakuhachi Flute

Second Octave: Eb5 to D6

This fingering chart includes both basic fingerings and alternatives that are more appropriate in some passages. Some alternate fingerings are designed for fast passages, while others modify the tone, color, or pitch at normal and extreme dynamic levels.

 

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Note

Written

Fingering

Description

Eb5

Eb2T 12|1Bear down heavily or use knee.
-2|12Bear up slightly.

E5

E2T 12|1 

F5

F2T 12|1- 

F#5

F#2T 12|- 
T 12|-2 

G5

G2T 12|-- 

G#5

G#2T 1|-- 
T 1-|1-Bear down slightly.

A5

A2T 1-|-- 

Bb5

Bb2T 1-|--Bear up.
T -|12Bear down.
T 1-|12Bear up slightly.

B5

B2T -|12 
T -2|-2Bear down slightly.

C6

C3T --|-2 
T --|12 

C#6

C#3 --|12 
T --|1-Bear up slightly.
T -2|1-Bear up slightly.

D6

D3--|--  
--|12 
12|12Bear down.
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Special thanks to Paul Hirsh (PH) for submitting this five-hole shakuhachi flute fingering chart.

 

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