Koto

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.
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.

Impact Soundworks - Koto Nation (KONTAKT, WAV)  Software

Posted by FenixN at Aug. 9, 2015
Impact Soundworks - Koto Nation (KONTAKT, WAV)

Impact Soundworks - Koto Nation (KONTAKT, WAV) | 5.28 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.
Toshio Hosokawa - Koto-uta - Voyage I - Konzert für Saxophon - Ferne-Landschaft II

Toshio Hosokawa - Koto-uta - Voyage I - Konzert für Saxophon - Ferne-Landschaft II
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers | 305 Mb
Label:Kairos - Date:2001

Hosokawa has a highly distinct sound to his music, especially when it comes to his orchestral works, characterized by eerie strings and occasional bursts of percussions, leaving me with chills. It's easy to draw a parallell with Scelsi in compositional style, although Hosokawa's music is far more textural and detailed. It all sounds like the whole orchestra is about to break …..
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Koto - Masterpieces (1989)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 10, 2013

Koto - Masterpieces (1989)

Koto - Masterpieces (1989)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 436 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 147 Mb
Scans Included (PNG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Space-Synth, Italo-Disco, Electronica | ZYX Records | ZYX 20160-2

The birth of this project was in the early 80's. Koto was at first an italian synth group, founded by Anfrando Maiola and Stefano Cundari and published by Memory Records, Italy. Together they have created some great tracks like: "Visitors", "Dragon's Legend" "Chinese Revenge" and "Jabdah". In 1989, a German record label ZYX Music bought rights to all Memory Records catalogue, including the rights to "Koto" music and name. They have asked (well known from Laserdance project) Michiel van der Kuy to re-record and remix some of old Koto tracks. The result of this process was "Masterpieces" album…

Nimue Smit by Koto Bolofo for Dior Holiday 2012  Graphics

Posted by nrg at Dec. 24, 2012
Nimue Smit by Koto Bolofo for Dior Holiday 2012

Nimuë Smit by Koto Bolofo for Dior Holiday 2012
13 jpg | up to 2843*1727 | 9.6 Mb
Dutch model

Toshio Hosokawa - Koto-uta (2001)  Music

Posted by wolfy13 at April 27, 2011
Toshio Hosokawa - Koto-uta (2001)

Toshio Hosokawa - Koto-uta
XLD Rip | FLAC+CUE+LOG | Cover | 54:32 | 301 MB
20th Century Classical - Contemporary | 2001 | Kairos