Scroll through the list below for music books and other accessories.

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Classical Wedding Duets for Koto & Solo Instrument,
Vol. 2

NEW!!

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 12 Classical Wedding Duets for Koto and Flute, Violin or Other C Instrument arranged by Reiko Obata. This first volume contains 12 wedding standards appropriate for prelude, ceremony and reception music, most of which can also be used for other occasions. Designed for players of all levels. All pieces in Western notation with string numbers. Includes separate performance parts for the solo instrument.

Songs:
Air on the G String, Aura Lea, Ave Maria, Dona Nobis Pacem, Fantasie Impromptu, Gymnopedie No. 1, Hornpipe, Morning Has Broken, Nocturne, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Rondeau, and Trumpet Tune

$10.00 for eBook
$18.00 for US shipping
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Easy Japanese Music for Koto

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 15 easy Japanese songs for the beginner. In Western notation with string numbers.

Songs:
Cho Cho, Furusato, Hama Chidori, Hanakage, Haru ga Kita, Ho! Ho! Hotaru Koi, Kagome, Kazoe Uta, Kojonotsuki, Minato, Oedo Nihonbashi, Sakura, Soshunfu, Usagi, Yuyake Koyake.

$10.00 for eBook
$20.00 for eBook with listening files
$18.00 for spiral bound book with US shipping
$28.00 for spiral bound book with listening files and US shipping
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Easy Popular Music for Koto

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 15 easy popular songs for the beginner. In Western notation with string numbers.

Songs:
All the Pretty Little Horses, Amazing Grace, Aura Lea, Down in the Valley, Greensleeves, Happy Birthday, Kumbaya, Largo, Michael Row the Boat Ashore, Moon River, My Bonnie, My Wild Irish Rose, Ode to Joy, Scarborough Fair, What a Wonderful World.

$10.00 for eBook
$20.00 for eBook with listening files
$18.00 for spiral bound book with US shipping
$28.00 for spiral bound book with listening files and US shipping
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Classical Wedding Music for Solo Koto

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 12 solos for Koto. This first-ever collection of classical wedding music for solo koto is appropriate for prelude, ceremony and reception music, and may also be used for other occasions. In Western notation and designed for players of all levels.

Songs:
Aura Lea, Be Thou My Vision, Bridal Chorus, Dona Nobis Pacem, Hornpipe, Ode to Joy, Polovetzian Dance, Scheherazade, Theme from Clarinet Concerto, Trumpet Voluntary, Variations on Pachelbel's Canon, Wedding March.

$10.00 for eBook
$18.00 for US shipping
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Classical Wedding Duets for Koto & Solo Instrument

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 12 Classical Wedding Duets for Koto and Flute, Violin or Other C Instrument arranged by Reiko Obata. This first volume contains 12 wedding standards appropriate for prelude, ceremony and reception music, most of which can also be used for other occasions. Designed for players of all levels. All pieces in Western notation with string numbers. Includes separate performance parts for the solo instrument.

Songs:
Be Thou My Vision; Bridal Chorus; Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Ode to Joy; Plaisir D'Amour; Polovetsian Dance; Processional; Sheep May Safely Graze; Theme from Mozart's Clarinet Concerto; Trumpet Voluntary; Variations on Pachelbel's Canon; and Wedding March.

$10.00 for eBook
$18.00 for US shipping
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The Koto Gig Book

"The Koto Gig Book" offers koto players a step-by-step guide to the world of gigging. This book is loaded with information about every aspect of live koto performance: the good, the bad, and the ugly! It covers everything from how to get and prepare for gigs, to attire, etiquette, contracts, and -- most importantly -- payment! Whether you are brand new to the gigging world or a seasoned performer, this book contains valuable information about all types of gigs from concerts to background music, including weddings.

$12.00
eBook format

Christmas Songs for Koto

2ND Edition!!

Updated, easier-to-read formatting!

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 15 songs for the season in Western notation with string numbers.

Songs:
Auld Lang Syne, Bring A Torch Jeannette Isabella, Carol of the Bells, Dona Nobis Pacem, First Noel, God Rest You Merry Gentlemen, Greensleeves, The Holly & The Ivy, I Heard the Bells, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Joy to the World, O Tannenbaum, Silent Night, Silver Bells, and Sing We Now of Christmas.

$10.00 for eBook
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Christmas Songs for Koto, Volume II

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 15 songs for the season in Western notation with string numbers.

Songs:
Angels We Have Heard on High, Deck the Halls, Good King Winceslas, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Here We Come A'Wassailing, I Saw Three Ships, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Let It Snow, O Come All Ye Faithful, O Sanctissima, Ode to Joy, Sheep May Safely Graze, We Three Kings, and We Wish You a Merry Christmas.

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Christmas Songs for Koto, Volumes I & II

Both Christmas Song Books!!

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 30 songs for the season in Western notation with string numbers!

Songs:
Angels We Have Heard on High, Auld Lang Syne, Carol of the Bells, Deck the Halls, First Noel, God Rest You Merry Gentlemen, Greensleeves, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, The Holly & The Ivy, I Heard the Bells, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Joy to the World, Let It Snow, Silent Night, Silver Bells, Ode to Joy, We Three Kings, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, and 11 more!

$20.00 for eBook
$30.00 for spiral bound book with US shipping
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Funeral & Memorial Service Music for Koto

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 12 songs for solo koto in Western notation with string numbers, appropriate for secular or religious services.

Songs: Amazing Grace, Aura Lea, Danny Boy, Dona Nobis Pacem, Largo, Morning Has Broken, Canon, Poor Wayfarin' Stranger, Red Sails, Slane, St. Anthony Chorale, To a Wild Rose.
 
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The Koto Player's Reference Manual (eBook only)


 
The first English-language detailed reference manual for koto players. This 138-page book contains a wide variety of information including koto technique, Japanese music terms and notation, and how to decipher a Japanese koto score. For koto players of all levels, students and teachers alike.

$37.95

Japanese Melodies for Koto

Arranged by Reiko Obata, 10 traditional and popular Japanese melodies for solo koto in Western notation with string numbers.

Songs: Akatonbo, Hama Chidori, Imayo, Komoriuta, Kuroda Bushi, Momiji, Sakura, Sukiyaki, Theme from Rokudan, and Usagi.
 
$10.00 for eBook
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Koto Clip-on Tuner with Battery

Clip-on Chromatic All Instrument Tuner

Features:

  • Display Rotates 360 Degrees
  • Stay Put Clip
  • Fast and Accurate
  • Wide tuning range of A0-C8
  • Variable A4 frequency of 430-450 Hz (pitch calibration)
  • Specific tuning modes for guitar, bass, violin, ukulele and chromatic
  • Transpose Feature
  • High-Sensitivity Vibration Sensor +/-1 cent accuracy
  • Super bright full color display
  • Extended Frequency range Suitable for ALL Instruments

This is the best tuner tested for tuning your koto.

$27.00 for US Shipping

Ceramic Koto Picks Set

Professional ceramic picks (tsume) for koto and bass koto. Made from long-lasting fince ceramic.

New alternative to ivory and plastic picks that produces a superios sound!

Bands not included.

$125.00 for US Shipping

 


Koto Picks Set

 

Koto picks (tsume) for koto and bass koto.

Bands not included.

$30.00 for US Shipping

 

Koto Bridges Case, Velcro


Pink Stripes

 

These bridge cases have unique modern designs created by Japanese apparel designer SOU • SOU. The bridges will be secure in these lightly padded cases made of soft canvas material with a Velcro closure.

Available in Pink Stripes

$35.00 for US Shipping
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Koto Bridges Case, zippered


Blue


Red


Black


These bridge cases have unique modern designs created by Japanese apparel designer SOU • SOU. The bridges will be secure in these lightly padded cases made of soft canvas material with a Velcro closure.

Available in Blue, Red and Black

$35.00 for US Shipping
Please choose a case color