Music Monday: Madonna’s ‘Like a Prayer’ on traditional Japanese koto

Music Monday: Madonna’s ‘Like a Prayer’ on traditional Japanese koto

NHK has a feature called Blends where they have performances of modern music performed with traditional instruments and styles. Mana Yoshinaga plays Madonna’s 1989 hit Like a Prayer on a traditional Japanese koto.  It it quite beautiful (as is she.)  The performance begins at about the 55 second mark after an introduction.

 

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