The Kotamos with double vaulted tops have a slightly larger sound body and therefore produce a slightly fuller and bassier sound compared to the flat Kotamos. In terms of playing style and mood, they otherwise correspond to the flat Kotamos. The curved Kotamos are only available in the wider version.
The Ko-ta-mo is a mixture of three different instruments: Koto, Tambura and Monochord. The monochord goes back to Pythagoras and is therefore of European origin, the tambura is an Indian accompanying instrument and the koto is a Japanese melodic instrument.
The gameplay is relatively simple. From the very first moment you can hear very beautiful sounds coming from the instrument.
Of course, you can also combine the Kotamo with classic instruments such as guitar or violin, which often creates completely new sound spaces and ideas.