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Beautiful Music NOW - Rodrigo Rodriguez

Are you familiar with Shakuhachi Flute? It's a bamboo end-blown flute that dates back to 16th century Japan. The instrument has a plaintive, almost other-worldly sound. And today's Beautiful Music is a solo shakuhachi performance by Rodrigo Rodriguez.

Use the links below to learn more about this lovely and fascinating instrument.



Suzanne Bona is the host and executive producer of Sunday Baroque, a nationally syndicated weekly radio show of Baroque and early music which she originated on WSHU in 1987.