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The Japanese Koto

The Japanese Koto

Koto virtuoso Shinichi Yuize performs imperial court music dating as far back as the early 16th Century in addition to his own contemporary compositions. Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument little changed from the 7th century, when its forerunner was imported from China.

Track Listing

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Dance Suite: Shuttlecock, Lantern Parade, Ainu Children's Dance Shinichi Yuize 8:08
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Three Etudes: Woodpecker, Murmuring Water, Blacksmith Shinichi Yuize 5:42
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Theme and Variations: The Prince and the Ugly Maiden Shinichi Yuize 7:15
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Rokudan: 16th Century Kengyo Yatsuhashi Shinichi Yuize 5:41
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Yu Gao: 17th Century Kengyo Yaezaki Shinichi Yuize 8:28
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Chi Dori: 18th Century Kengyo Yoshizawa Shinichi Yuize 10:54

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