Japanese Stringed Instruments

The Koto Player's Reference Manual








Koto Player Reference Manual

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Table of Contents

  • A Brief History of the Koto
  • The Instrument
  • Terms Relating to Koto
  • Scales and Tunings
  • Articulation and Technique
  • Dynamics
  • Expression
  • Form, Genre and Style
  • Notation and Scores
  • Tempo, Meter and Rhythm
  • Miscellaneous Western Musical Terms
  • Composition and Arrangement
  • Other Traditional Japanese Instruments
  • Koto Schools and Titles
  • Japanese Culture and Zen
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