[History of Japanese musical instruments] Tonkori: stringed instruments
Tonkori is a traditional musical instrument passed down to the Ainu people, and is equivalent to an ethnic musical instrument. The tonkori is classified as a stringed instrument, and many Ainu people call it "ka". The tonkori consists of five strings, and it takes a lot of practice to master them. Unique music and playing methods are expressed by tonkori.