Kyushu Ryuu (Shimakeya) Motosuri-uta

Kyushu Toji is a toji group based in northern Kyushu, and includes areas such as Shimakeya, Kurume, Joshima, Yanagawa, Setaka, Ojika, and more.

A song sung when grinding steamed rice, koji, and water into the yeast starter mash (moto).

Song, Lyrics: Koganemaru Ikuzo
Recorded: May 4th, 1997
Recorded at: Koganemaru Residence

Source: Sakata Yoshie ‘The Standard Text of Japanese Sake Brewing Songs’

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