Elizabeth Falconer is an American master of the Koto, a Japanese traditional zither about six feet in length with thirteen silk strings which is Japan’s national musical instrument as well. Falconer was born in July 20, 1956 and she started playing the koto in 1979. She is licensed particularly in two Japan koto schools. She got her associate degree (junshihan) from Seiha Koto School where she studied under Nagane Utayumi. Her school focused on classical works specifically. Continue reading Elizabeth Falconer and Her Albums
Koto, a traditional instrument hailing from Japan is the treasured national musical instrument. With 13 strings that are coiled over 13 movable bridges, Koto originated from China between the 7th and 8th century.
Watch and enjoy this beautiful and serene tune produced by a Koto master.