It is sometimes written in kanji to mean “祝詞-norito (Shinto prayer)”. It is sung when praying for God in the front of God by the roles as priest or shrine maiden. It is said to resemble the congratulatory words of the main performance, and sings mainly in the bass range without matching the rhythm. It is found in Noh plays such as “Tetsuwa,” “Kokaji,” and “Maki Nuki”. Further, the Hayashi musical accompaniment which is played when “notto” song is sung, called “Te-gumi”, and it is characteristic that the small drum is kept beating like a beat; the flute and large drum is also played. Even in Kyogen, notto chanting is sung in ” Yamabushi ” play, etc.