Between Tides: Chamber Music from Japan
The koto itself was said to resemble a dragon. Here, an eighteenth-century artist depicts the moveable bridges of the koto as flying geese.
Detail, Descending Geese of the Koto. By Suzuki Harunobu (1724�1770). Japan, Edo period, ca. 1766. Woodblock print; ink and color on paper. The Anne van Biema Collection, S2004.3.21.
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