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An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts, David Petersen
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Author Name:    David Petersen

Title:   An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Lulu.com 

ISBN Number:   1847530060 / 9781847530066

Seller ID:   ING9781847530066

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Richly illustrated, and based largely on sources inaccessible to the non-Japanese speaker, this book provides a rare glimpse into kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. Coverage includes the history of the art; the kagura stage; schools of performance; synopses of plays and ceremonies; movement and choreography; kagura costumes; masks and mask-making; implements, decorations and special effects; the music of kagura; and related folk arts. There are also additional sections with comparative materials on noh and kabuki. A new world of theater awaits...



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