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

By: David Petersen

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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...

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

Author Name: David Petersen

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ISBN Number: 1847530060

ISBN Number 13: 9781847530066

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: New

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