Koto

Hideo Shiraki Quintet + 3 Koto Girls - Sakura Sakura (1965) [Remastered 2016]

Hideo Shiraki Quintet + 3 Koto Girls - Sakura Sakura (1965) [Remastered 2016]
Mp3 CBR320 kbps | 37:53 min | 92 Mb (5% Rec.)
Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Modal Jazz | Label: MPS Records

Adulated in his native Japan, drummer Hideo Shiraki led the most famous Japanese jazz group of the early 60’s. His combining jazz and traditional Japanese music brought him an invitation to the 1965 Berlin Jazz Festival and a record date. Three women playing Koto, the traditional Japanese stringed instrument, accompanied the quintet. The results: world music that works.
Hideo Shiraki Quintet plus 3 Koto Girls - Sakura Sakura (1965/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Hideo Shiraki Quintet + 3 Koto Girls - Sakura Sakura (1965/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 37:53 minutes | 766 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Adulated in his native Japan, drummer Hideo Shiraki led the most famous Japanese jazz group of the early 60’s. His combining jazz and traditional Japanese music brought him an invitation to the 1965 Berlin Jazz Festival and a record date. Three women playing Koto, the traditional Japanese stringed instrument, accompanied the quintet. The results: world music that works.

Impact Soundworks Koto Nation v2.0 KONTAKT  Software

Posted by orientazure at May 11, 2017
Impact Soundworks Koto Nation v2.0 KONTAKT

Impact Soundworks Koto Nation v2.0 KONTAKT | 3.26 Gb

The deepest koto, bass koto and shamisen library ever released, featuring world-class performer Masayo Ishigure! 2 mic positions, extensive dynamics and RRs, FX patches and extensive traditional and contemporary articulations.
VA - Lullaby for the Moon: Japanese Music for Koto and Shakuhachi (1998)

VA - Lullaby for the Moon: Japanese Music for Koto and Shakuhachi (1998)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 00:56:18 | 264 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Blue Note | Catalog: 59271B

Lullaby for the Moon presents Japanese contemporary works for koto and shakuhachi based on traditional folksongs (1. Komoroiuta, 6. Sakura, and 7. Kojo), as well as some original ones, including a piece for 2 shakuhachis. The CD ends with one of the most known pieces of the Japanese classical repertoire: "Chidori" (known also as "Chidori no Kyoku"), written around 1750. A large group of excellent musicians were selected for this CD, including one of today's most known and best shakuhachi musicians: Hozan Yamamoto. This excellent CD presents a music of high meditative quality.

Sonica KOTO 13 KONTAKT  Software

Posted by orientazure at Nov. 12, 2016
Sonica KOTO 13 KONTAKT

Sonica KOTO 13 KONTAKT | 8.29 Gb

KOTO 13, an exquisitely crafted virtual 13-string koto — the first release in our new Virtuoso Japanese Series of Kontakt instruments. The 13-string koto is one of Japan’s most dignified traditional instruments. Capable of everything from elegant, single plucked notes to aggressive glissandos, the koto boasts a wide range of musical expressions and can add a dash of refinement and grace to traditional Japanese music, modern film scores, and many other genres.

Umi no koto / Lake of Tears (1966)  Video

Posted by fekmax at Oct. 10, 2016
Umi no koto / Lake of Tears (1966)

Umi no koto / Lake of Tears (1966)
Japanese | DVDRip | MKV | 712x358 | AVC @ 2044 kb/s | 2.08 GB
Audio: AC-3 @ 256 kb/s | 2 channels | 02:09:12 minutes | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Drama

A touching story following young shamisen string maker, Saku. Beautiful Saku moves to Lake Yogo, known for its production of quality shamisen strings, only to find her peaceful life turned upside down when a master musician takes personal interest in her.
Ola Rudnicka by Koto Bolofo for Harper's Bazaar UK April 2016

Ola Rudnicka - Koto Bolofo Photoshoot 2016
12 jpg | up to 1144*1541 | 8.07 Mb
Polish model
Amalie Moosgaard and Cecilie Moosgaard by Koto Bolofo for Numéro #170 February 2016

Amalie & Cecilie - Koto Bolofo Photoshoot 2015
11 jpg | 1149*1500 | 3.55 Mb
Various models
Veronika wa shinu koto ni shita / Veronika Decides to Die (2005)

Veronika wa shinu koto ni shita / Veronika Decides to Die (2005)
Japanese | DVDRip | MKV | AVC, 1780 Kbps | 720x384 | 23.976 fps | 1.46 GB
Audio: AC-3, 192 Kbps | 2 channels | 48.0 KHz | Runtime: 01:45:34 minutes | Subtitles: English (idx/sub files), Spanish (srt)
Genre: Drama

Towa lives in a peculiar sanatorium after committing suicide. Convalescing in sanatorium, she is informed that she has only 7 days to live. Isolated within their worlds, strange people live in this sanatorium and try to avoid making any contact with her. However, Claude a man who lost his power of speech feels sympathetic towards her and their every lovable things give true colors to the life and inspire Towa's honest desire for the life.
Clemence Poesy by Koto Bolofo for Harper's Bazaar UK December 2015

Clémence Poésy - Koto Bolofo Photoshoot 2015
9 jpg | up to 1928*1300 | 10.31 Mb
French actress