Xuanguang Zheng Art-Mitsuya Koto Collection Guzheng (Made in Japan) "Mystic Purple" 炫光筝XGN807
Xuanguang Zheng Art-Mitsuya 炫光
N807 "Mystic Purple"
air-dried 40 year old carved out Japanese paulownia body, seamless connection with bottom board (Chinese paulownia) and Hawaiian Koa frame
Xuanguang Indian Rosewood bridges, finger picks & tape, tuning wrench, 2-piece stands, chromatic tuner, spare 1-7 strings, soft carrying case, and English/Chinese manual
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 N807 "Mystic Purple" 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 Xuanguang Indian Rosewood 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.
The instrument is selected, fine-tuned and adjusted by Sound of China professional to ensure the best sound quality.
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