Yamagata Ryuu Motosuri-uta
A song sung when grinding steamed rice, koji, and water into the yeast starter mash (moto).
Shinano Toji is a toji group based in Nagano Prefecture (Kitaazumi-gun Otari, Suwa, Iiyama).
Song, Lyrics: Yamasaki Mitsuru et al.
Recorded: August 14th, 1998
Recorded at: Otari Community Center
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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