I’m making Sakura Sakura on MuseScore as a trio for shakuhachi, shamisen, and koto (using the hirachōshi scale and using honchōshi for shamisen tuning). I’ve made sure all the tunings and notes are accurate, when I bumped into an issue - the shamisen part goes below middle C - down to A3, specifically, or the A below middle C. I was wondering, is honchōshi tuning C4-F4-C5? Or can I bring it down an octave and make it C3-F3-C4?
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- T. Suzuki