taishogoto (Japanese keyed box zither)

~ String instrument

Description

Developed in the early Taisho period to modernise the ningenkin, it has metal strings and typewriter like keys with a wooden lid over the frets.

Relationships

from:Japan
derivations:bulbul tarang (Indian keyed box zither)
type of:keyed box zither (Composite chordophone)
picture:https://staticbrainz.org/irombook/taishogoto/taishogoto.png [info]
Wikidata:Q1166068 [info]
other databases:https://saisaibatake.ame-zaiku.com/musical/instruments_taishogoto.html [info]