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Learning to Stand

Contributed by John Oglevee Photographs by David Surtasky Japanese Textiles and the Art of Sculpting Kimono, Theatre Nohgaku’s Costume Workshop June 15 2014, Fukuyama component So goes another successful “kneeling” as I emerge from working backstage at the Oshima Noh … Continue reading

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The Look of the Feel (Pt. IV)

Contributed by Michael Gardiner (Part IV of A few thoughts on instrumental tone-color and the noh spectrum.) Figure 1 Tone-color Profile of the Kotsuzumi Although the kotsuzumi is smaller in size than the ōtsuzumi, figure 1 shows that the pitch … Continue reading

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The Look of the Feel (Pt. II)

Contributed by Michael Gardiner (Part II of A few thoughts on instrumental tone-color and the noh spectrum.) To look at the musical colors of noh I will use spectrographic images, which allow one to discuss in detail elements of the … Continue reading

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Drums of the Moment

Contributed by Matthew Dubroff For this  summer’s Noh Training Project (NTP) performance of Atsumori, I began preparing one year in advance to play the kotsuzumi (small shoulder drum).  I practiced the last half of the play under the guidance of … Continue reading

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The Look of the Feel (Pt. I)

A few thoughts on instrumental tone-color and the noh spectrum Contributed by Michael Gardiner (Editor’s note: this entry is Part One in a series of entries wherein Dr. Gardiner discusses his work with the spectral analysis of noh music and … Continue reading

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