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Toshiko Yonekawa

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Toshiko Yonekawa

Toshiko Yonekawa has been played on NTS in shows including Light in the Attic, featured first on 27 November 2020. Songs played include 磯浜盆唄.

Born 1913 in Himezi city, Hyogo prefecture, as the eldest daughter of Yonekawa Kin’o (1883-1969). She received lessons of koto and sangen from her farther. He was the first Ikuta school koto and sangen player who started artistic activity in Tokyo in Taisyo period (1912-1926). He himself was an excellent musician and performed traditional repertoire with a striking accuracy in pitches and rhythms. He was also creative in composition, inventor of the low-registered 13-stringed koto and inventor of new notations for…

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磯浜盆唄
米川敏子
Columbia, JET SET2019
磯浜盆唄
米川敏子Columbia, JET SET2019
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