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ID: 300205681
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300205681

 

Record Type: concept
koto (long zithers, <zitherlike chordophones: plucked>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Long zithers with a slightly convex soundboard and flat bottom, having 13 silk or nylon strings each passing over its own movable, V-shaped bridge; it is considered the national instrument of Japan.
 
Terms:
koto (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
koto (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
koto (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
goto (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kin (koto long zithers) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
日本箏 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
日本古琴 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
rì běn zhēng (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
ri ben zheng (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
jih pen cheng (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Sound Devices (hierarchy name)
........ Sound Devices (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of sound devices (equipment)
............ sound devices (equipment) (G)
Hierarchy of <sound devices by acoustical characteristics>
................ <sound devices by acoustical characteristics> (G)
Hierarchy of chordophones
.................... chordophones (G)
Hierarchy of zitherlike chordophones
........................ zitherlike chordophones (G)
Hierarchy of <zitherlike chordophones: plucked>
............................ <zitherlike chordophones: plucked> (G)
Hierarchy of long zithers
................................ long zithers (G)
Hierarchy of koto
.................................... koto (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 指一種長齊特琴,其共鳴箱微凸,底部平坦,具有十三根絲弦或尼龍弦,琴弦皆越過各自的移動式V型琴橋柱被視為日本最具代表性的樂器。 
Dutch ..... Langhalsciters met een licht gebolde klankbodem, een platte onderkant en 13 zijden of nylon snaren die elk over een eigen beweegbare, V-vormige kam lopen; ze worden beschouwd als het nationale instrument van Japan. 
Spanish ..... Cítaras largas que tienen una tabla acústica levemente convexa y su parte inferior plana, 13 cuerdas de seda o nailon cada una tendida sobre su propio puente movible en forma de V; se considera como el instrumento nacional de Japón 

Sources and Contributors:
日本箏............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  音樂辭典 260
日本古琴............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  大英百科全書線上繁體中文版 April 3, 2012
goto............  [VP]
...........  Personal Communication Ken Moore, Metropolitan Museum, suggested as lead-in term at AAT outside review, 2/92
jih pen cheng............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
..........................  TELDAP database (2009-)
kin (koto long zithers)............  [VP]
.........................................  Marcuse, Musical Instruments Dictionary (1975)
koto............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
...........  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...........  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
...........  Diagram Group, Musical Instruments of the World (1976) illustration, 220
...........  Etnomusicologisch Centrum
...........  Marcuse, Musical Instruments Dictionary (1975)
...........  Sadie, New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (1984) illustration, Vol. 2, 465
...........  Tranchefort, Los Instrumentos Musicales (1994)
ri ben zheng............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
rì běn zhēng............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Etnomusicologisch Centrum
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... TELDAP database (2009-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Etnomusicologisch Centrum
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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