Skip to product information
1 of 8

Suzuki Electric Taishogoto

Suzuki Electric Taishogoto

Brand: Suzuki

Regular price £115.00 GBP | Inc.VAT: £138.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £115.00 GBP
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

No longer in stock. If you're interested in something similar, please make an enquiry below.

Auction for this inspiring keyboard style electric ‘guitar’ which stacks up impressively with effects pedals and guitar amps. Very good condition and working order.

Make An Enquiry
View full details

Product Description

Suzuki Electric Taishogoto for sale. Re-strung, tested, working fine and sounding great. This five string Suzuki Taishogoto is easy to play and sounds great with pedals.

The pickup output is on a standard 1/4" socket.

No warranty on this auction item. Scroll down for shipping costs.

More info about Taishogotos:


The Taishogoto or Nagoya Harp is a Japanese stringed instrument dating back to the early 20th century. To enable 'quiet' practice with headphones, an electric pick up was added which of course means you can now plug this into your pedal/effects chains, guitar amps, echoes etc. Played by strumming or plucking the strings with a plectrum while  'fretting' the notes using the keys, this could be viewed as an electric guitar for keyboard players. It's very similar to India's Bulbul Tarang, though happily not in build quality: I bought a Bulbul Tarang direct from India some years ago and it arrived with multiple issues caused by a combination of poor manufacturing and shoddy packaging. This is a delight to play and quick to get pleasing results.

I've been enjoying investigating these for a while now and have created some astonishingly huge electric guitar style walls of sound. I'm particularly fond of using it with a treble boost, germanium fuzz and tape echo. Traditionally the strings are all tuned to G, but it's worth experimenting with alternative open tunings (try slide, folk or lap steel tunings) as this can really open up the possibilities. If you have a few guitar pedals to hand you can very quickly create a massive sound from this humble little instrument. I've recently read that Harmonia apparently used one, which goes some way to explaining why I'm so smitten with them.

BAND 7

========

AUCTION SHIPPING:

Auction shipping will be within five working days of purchase and is charged at our standard rates. Rates for common destinations for this item are:

  • UK: £20.40 (inc VAT)

  • Most of Europe: £38

  • USA: £115


If your territory isn’t shown and you need to know the exact charge please get in touch.

Shipping will be combined for multiple purchases, and can also be combined with non-auction items bought from us.

Read more about Soundgas shipping in our main FAQ's.

Condition

Very good overall. Has one noticeable chip near the tuning pegs and a few other minor signs of age/use. Please see photos or get in touch if you require more information on condition.

Voltage Information

N/A

Tax

This auction item will have 20% VAT added to the final price for UK buyers. Buyers elsewhere may incur VAT or other local taxes on import.

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)