Taisho Koto, Sister of Effort

Personal Connection

Playing the Taisho koto has been a remarkable journey for me, intertwining my passion for music with the intricacies of this traditional Japanese instrument. My experience with the Taisho koto began with curiosity, as I was drawn to its unique sound and mesmerizing appearance. As I started learning the instrument, I quickly realized that mastering the Taisho koto required not just technical proficiency, but also a deep appreciation for its cultural significance. The delicate plucking of strings and the gentle touch on the movable bridge allowed me to express a wide range of emotions through my music. Each practice session became a meditative experience, as I connected with the instrument on a profound level, fostering a sense of harmony between myself and the melodies I produced. With dedication and continuous practice, I have not only improved my skills as a Taisho koto player but also gained a profound appreciation for the rich musical heritage that this instrument represents.


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Musical Influences and Inspirations

Embracing the art of playing the Taisho koto has allowed me to discover new dimensions of myself as a musician and a cultural enthusiast. Beyond the technical aspects, the instrument’s history and traditional significance have deeply fascinated me. I find joy in exploring the diverse range of music styles that can be adapted to the Taisho koto, from traditional Japanese compositions to modern melodies and even fusion with other genres. Through my journey with the Taisho koto, I have had the privilege of performing at various events and sharing this enchanting music with others. The connection that forms between the instrument and me during each performance is truly magical, as I feel the vibrations of the strings resonate with my soul, creating a unique and unforgettable experience for both myself and the audience. The Taisho koto has become more than just a musical instrument; it has become a profound part of my identity, shaping me as an individual and enriching my life with its harmonious melodies.