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Japanese dance : succession of a Kyomai master

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With a gracefulness equal to its subject, this intriguing program goes behind the scenes to film for the first time the private world of kyomai, Kyoto-style dance. Includes rare footage of the reig...

With a gracefulness equal to its subject, this intriguing program goes behind the scenes to film for the first time the private world of kyomai, Kyoto-style dance. Includes rare footage of the reigning master, Inoue Yachiyo IV, background on the history of kyomai, and insights into the education of geisha, chief practitioners of this centuries-old form of Japanese dance.

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Creator
NHK
Format
Videos, Slides, Films
Publication
  • Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2003]
  • ©2003
Physical Details
  • 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4/in
OCLC
ocm54017530
Credits
  • Kimberly Forsythe, narrator ; Eiko Morishima, piano
  • Music, Rei Mugi ; editor, Katsutoshi Hozumi ; director, Nobuyuki Oka ; executive producers, Tatsuo Hiraishi, Hirokazu Kawara

  • DVD
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