Koto, a Japanese plucked musical instrument

Japan , 1991
МЗСБ КП 23060 П 659
60,5 х 12,2 х 7,7 cm
wood, plastic, silk, nylon, cord, handmade
Koto, a Japanese plucked musical instrument. Present from the Japanese delegation to the hero city of Volgograd, [before 1991] Koto or Japanese zither is a plucked musical instrument, similar to the Russian gusli. It has long and slightly arched wooden body. Its thirteen strings are made from synthetic fiber. It is tuned based on the 6 traditional gagaku tonalities. Koto is sounded with plectrums.

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