Concert: Aural Context

July 14, 2017

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Jun Ando and Tsugumi Yamamoto on koto, Voice: .ecotsumi.

Jun Ando's koto

About the event

Music and Interactive Drawing

Collaboration of two koto players and one vocalist

Koto: Tsugumi Yamamoto
Voice: .ecotsumi.
Koto, programming: June Ando

Performing style:  semi-acoustic music and sound interactive drawing projection
Music style:  contemporary, neo classical, electronic
Run time:  approximately 45min

Koto is the traditional Japanese instrument with thirteen strings.  Koto are made of wood (Paulownia tomentosa) and roughly 71 inches in length.  Thirteen strings are strung over thirteen movable bridges along the width of the instrument. Japanese koto has a characteristic sound that is often described as the image of water.

VIDEO LINK to sample of concert: