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Free: Traditional Music Instrument (Koto) Concert

Hosted by the Consul of the Tokyo Music Lovers Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 02 Mar 11:30 - 15:30

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This will be a unique and unforgettable opportunity for you to enjoy Koto exciting sound concert.

箏(琴)Japanese style Harp - Sou / Koto both looks similar (see this event profile picture)

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The origin of what we call Koto (箏) today began in China, and was imported into Japan in the 8th century. During the Nara ( Protected content ) and Heian ( Protected content ) periods, the word, Koto, meant all the string instruments, including the Biwa no Koto (琵琶、four string lute), Kin (琴、seven string zither), and So no Koto (箏、13 string zither or jusangen). Today, when we say Koto, it refers to the So no Koto, 13 string zither. Koto had gradually become a popular instrument in Protected content , as it had originally played by the middle and upper classes.


Meeting Time & Point
1) For the Brunch joiners
Meeting Time 11:30
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11:30 Meeting Time
12:00 Brunch time (Restaurant: TBA)
13:30 Move to the concert hall
14:00 Concert Starts
15:30 Concert Close

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2) For those who would like to skip group brunch Time
Meeting Time 13:30
Meeting Point: Senzoku Gakuen College of Music – Silver Mountain 1F

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