A binzasara

Binzasara (編木 or ) is a traditional Japanese percussion instrument used in folk songs, rural dances and kabuki theater. The instrument uses many pieces of wooden plates strung together with a cotton cord. With handles at both ends, the stack of wooden plates are played by moving them like a wave.[1]


  1. 東京藝術大学 , 026-binzasara, May, 2009.

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