Genre: shakuhachi

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Shakuhachi music is a traditional Japanese genre that features the shakuhachi flute as the primary instrument. It is characterized by its meditative and contemplative qualities, often used in Zen Buddhist practices. The music is often slow and melodic, with a focus on breath control and subtle nuances in tone. The genre has gained popularity outside of Japan, with contemporary artists incorporating elements of jazz, world music, and electronic music into their compositions.

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