Sound Characteristics: Rich, Dynamic, Balanced, Full and Resonant
This guzheng is made by the well-respected Japanese instrument maker Mitsuya Koto. Mitsuya Koto is known for their specialty in making bigger size koto. The family has a long tradition of making big number string zithers. They made the famous 80-string koto for Michio Miyagi in 1929.
The guzheng is designed by Zheng Art of Hong Kong.
This model K804 "Flowing Sakura" is carved out from a 40-year-old Japanese paulownia tree. The tree was air-dried for 5 years. The carved out body is seamless connected to the bottom board. The back of the soundboard is hand carved with straight sound grooves witch makes the sound spreads out evenly instead of forced out from the sound holes. The side is decorated with Hawaiian Koa frame to give an richness in the tone.
This guzheng is equipped with Dunhuang professional B strings and Japanese imitated ivory bridges.
The sound of this guzheng is full and rich. The bass is undoubtfully one of the best in the world. The high is bright and sweet with long ring. The transition is even and solid across the strings, definitely has the best even transition among all guzheng.
This guzheng is hand selected by our professional Yukina at the 2017 Music China Show. All the bridges and strings are fine-tuned and adjusted to ensure the best sound quality.