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Takasago (高砂)

Contributed by David Surtasky Takasago (高砂) A first category play by Zeami Motokiyo Quite some time ago a Priest from Aso Shrine in Kyushu was traveling with his companions. The Priest was called Tomonari, and he had decided to pay … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tips for Watching Noh

Contributed by David Surtasky Photographs by David Surtasky This summer (on August 1 & 2, 2014) a free torchlit performance will be held in Bloomsburg Pennsylvania (Bloomsburg? Pennsylvania? Who knew?) along the banks of the Susquehanna River at the Town … Continue reading

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Nohkan Revisited

Contributed by Kevin Salfen, Assistant Professor of Music History, University of the Incarnate Word (Secretary, Theatre Nohgaku) Like David Surtasky, who wrote about this topic in a previous entry, I’m also playing nohkan (Japanese transverse flute) during the Noh Training … Continue reading

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