Koto is one of traditional instruments.It is said that it is transmitted through China in the 7th and 8th century.
It has 13 strings that are strung over 13 movable bridges.
It has 13th strings which are set scales by “Kotoji”.
Koto make sounds by flipping them with nail.
Traditional Koto music use proper scales, it makes original japanese sound.
And It plays not only traditional music but also Pops and Rocks. Especially modern Koto like 20 strings Koto or 25 strings Koto which are added to traditional Koto strings are able to play wide range of music.
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