Kyushu Ryuu (Shimakeya) Motosuri-uta
A song sung when grinding steamed rice, koji, and water into the yeast starter mash (moto).
Kyushu Toji is a toji group based in northern Kyushu, and includes areas such as Shimakeya, Kurume, Joshima, Yanagawa, Setaka, Ojika, and more.
Song, Lyrics: Mochida Tsuyoshi
Recorded: September 21st, 1997
Recorded at: Mochida Residence & Field
Source: Sakata Yoshie ‘The Standard Text of Japanese Sake Brewing Songs’
All text content on the image has been added by the Kokushu Digital Museum.
Source: “Nada Sake Brewery, Industrial Restoration” from Obayashi-Gumi’s “Quarterly Obayashi No.37, Nada Gogo”
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