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The Wind in the Pines

A reflection on Matsukaze What memory is this? The moon caught still in a pail of salt. Two moons one proving as inaccessible as the next. The wind twisted round the pines pulling at their limbs along the Suma shore. … Continue reading

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Matsukaze (松風)

Contributed by David Surtasky Matsukaze (summary)  A third category play, attributed to Kan’ami (revised by Zeami) A Buddhist priest once traveled through the provinces, and made a stop in Kyoto where he visited many famous temples and aged ruins and … Continue reading

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The Look of the Feel (Pt. III)

Contributed by Michael Gardiner (Part III of A few thoughts on instrumental tone-color and the noh spectrum.) Nohkan There are numerous scholarly sources describing the construction and basic principles of the noh flute, so I will forego such commentary here.  … 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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