Welcome to Sound of Asia! We are a musical instrument company based in Los Angeles, California. We specialized in Asian musical instruments. Here you will find all you need on Asian zither instruments including the Guzheng, the Guqin, the Koto, the Kayagum, and the Dan Tranh. We also carry other Asian instruments such as erhu, pipa, shamisen, dan bau and Korean drums. We offer Asian instruments, accessories and learning materials such as texbooks, CDs, and Videos. We work closely with the instrument makers to best fulfill your need. All our instruments are directly from the makers that you will find them 50%-70% off the market prices.
- *Hand Carved Paulownia Body *Hand Carved sound grooves underneath the soundboard
- *Deluxe Carrying Case *14 Bridges Set
- This is a collection grade koto instrument, top of the line model, made from well-respected Japanese instrument maker Mishimaya. The whole wood piece is carved out from paulownia body with seamless connection to the bottom board. The front and tail are detail decorated using Indian rosewood wood. Please take a look at the superb wood grains of this soundboard. There are hand carved sound grooves in ayasugi (herringbone)style underneath the soundboard to enhance the sound quality. (see the picture below) The strings are strung tight and ready for set up.