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Once Chance, One Meeting

Contributed by David Surtasky (Editor’s Note: The below entry is one of a series of more abstract reflections on the craft of noh. Please see Jo-ha-kyu, Beyond the Agemaku and Fudō Myō-ō: The Immovable. Questions without answers; the intent is only … Continue reading

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Beyond the Agemaku (揚幕)

Contributed by David Surtasky Oshirabe. The flute and drums begin, unseen by the audience, their aural sigils reach out in preface to the story about to unfold. In a line the musicians sit, just beyond the edge of the agemaku. … Continue reading

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