Hiroshima Ryuu Motosuri-uta
A song sung when grinding steamed rice, koji, and water into the yeast starter mash (moto).
Kumage Toji is a toji group based in the area around Shunan, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
Song, Lyrics: Umida Kaoru
Recorded: August 18th, 1998
Recorded at: Suou Choyoen
Source: Sakata Yoshie ‘The Standard Text of Japanese Sake Brewing Songs’
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Source: “Nada Sake Brewery, Industrial Restoration” from Obayashi-Gumi’s “Quarterly Obayashi No.37, Nada Gogo”
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