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Bowed Psaltery & Guitar by Nozomi NOSE プサルタリー・ギター演奏 能勢 希

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Comment by Nozomi Nose on January 31, 2014 at 11:04pm

Thank you very much, Bill! 

Comment by Bill Strech on January 31, 2014 at 6:09am

Beautifully done, Nozomi.  Loved it.

Bill

Comment by Nozomi Nose on January 31, 2014 at 6:04am

Thank you very much Lincoln!
The instrument I use has the notes from F3 to C7; 44 strings, 3 octaves and a half (the mid C of the piano is C4.).  I guess this range is approximately the range of the tenor psalteries plus one higher octave.  In our group led by Makoto Kato, a professional guitar player and a psaltery builder who is also a member of The Psaltery Strings, we call the psaltery with this range <F> Psaltery. 
Instead of a video camera tripod, we use a guitar stand to hold our psalteries.  I put a piece of leather between my psaltery and the guitar stand to steady my psaltery.

Comment by lincoln fisher on January 30, 2014 at 3:36pm

that was pretty awesome! What size is that psaltery called? Curious, looks like it has way more strings than mine. Also curious how she is holding it steady, I don't see a tripod or anything holding it....

Comment by Nozomi Nose on January 13, 2014 at 9:11pm

Thank you Brenda.  I am so glad and grateful that you enjoyed my videos. 

I am also looking forward to watching your next video.  Nozom

Comment by Brenda Mangan on January 13, 2014 at 7:54pm

Thank you, Nozomi, for also sharing your youtube channel. I have just spent a wonderful time listening to your songs there. I love your style.

Comment by Brenda Mangan on January 13, 2014 at 7:33pm

Very nice, this is so fun to listen to. Thanks for sharing this.

Comment by Nozomi Nose on January 13, 2014 at 5:50pm

Thank you very much, Kristi-san.  Your comment made me so glad that I wanted to dance!  Nozomi

Comment by K.Keller on January 13, 2014 at 12:59pm

That was so lively and enjoyable I wanted to get from my chair and dance. Thanks for every one of your posts!

Comment by Nozomi Nose on January 12, 2014 at 9:34pm

There are some other videos in my YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr3JdMQ9ttkl1WMwIoy_Phw so please visit if you are interested, 

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