Tag Archives: ichi-no-tani

Ebira (箙)

Contributed by David Surtasky Ebira (箙) (summary) A second category play by an unknown author. Once a Monk and his companions set out from far Kyushu on their way to Kyoto. Never having viewed the sites of the capital, they … Continue reading

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James Joyce at Ichi-no-Tani with a Glass Harmonica

Contributed by Kevin Salfen Assistant Professor of Music History, University of the Incarnate Word This summer I heard the flute that Renshō heard and thought of Joyce’s “The Dead.” In early August in Bloomsburg’s heat and bugs I heard the … Continue reading

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Happy Stone

Happy Stone – A Sixth Category Play about a Waki Contributed by James Goode James: Time is rushing forward. Time is rushing forward. It is lunch break on Wednesday of the third week of the Noh Training Project, or as … Continue reading

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蓮生

Reflections on the monk Renshô, participant in the battle of Ichi-no-tani, March 18, 1184. Renshô stands looking out over the face of the waters at Suma no Ura. An echo of horses and the desperate sighs of the fallen merged … Continue reading

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Learning and Teaching Nohkan

Contributed by Mariko Anno This summer marks my second year teaching the nohkan (noh flute) at the Noh Training Project (NTP). It has been an honor teaching an instrument that I love, making it more approachable and playable for my … Continue reading

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