Koto (Japanese)

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Name:  Koto

Classification:  Board zither

Description:  Thirteen strings are stretched over a wooden board.  The strings are raised by movable bridges.  It is played by plucking the strings with fingers fitted with plectrums.

Materials:  wood, nylon

Ethnolinguistic Group:  Japanese

Place:  Japan

Date Collected: 2015

 


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