Yamauchi Seiki (1842-1916)
Seiki Yamauchi was born
This makes him a historically significant predecessor of those who contemporarily study the art of Nomura Ryu uta-sanshin.
He also is a very significant teacher of another style. This style’s name is Tansui Ryu. He and Matsumura sensei along with three other students went to Ryosho Nago to learn this important historical style. After mastering the seven pieces that were remembered by Master Nago, Seiki Yamauch and ShinShin Matsumura, edited the compilation into the Tansui Ryu (style) KunKunShi in
Among his students was his grandson, Seihin Yamanouchi, who himself was an accomplished uta-sanshin musician/teacher as well as musicologist.
Musical organizations benefiting from the work of Seiki Yamauchi are;
Classical Ryukyuan Music Nomura School Classical Music Preservation Committee (Established 1955)、and
Classical Ryukyuan Music Tansui Style Preservation Association.
Yamauchi Sensei passed on