NamesTakehara, Han, 1903-1998 (Dancer)Umezu, Takaaki (Choreographer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1982 - 1988
Table of ContentsCONTENTS. - Matsu no kotobuki (Felicitous pine) (approx 17 min.). Singing and shamisen: Seikin Tomiyama. Koto player: Kiyotaka Tomiyama. Followed by brief footage of Takehara copying sutras (Buddhist scriptures) at home. - Yuki (Snow) (approx. 17 min.). Singing and shamisen: Seikin Tomiyama. Koto player: Mieko Tomiyama. Followed by brief footage of Takehara performing the tea ceremony at home. - Yoshiwara hakkei (Eight views of the Yoshiwara [the pleasure quarter of Tokyo]) (approx. 18 min.). Choreography: Takaaki Umezu. Singers: Hochu Miyako, Otchu Miyako, Shichu Miyako, Kitchu Miyako. Shamisen players: Saichu Miyako, Kanchu Miyako, Sochu Miyako. Fue player: Suiho Tosha.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9063
TopicsDance -- Japan
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Titles in Japanese. Compilation of three solo performances danced by Han Takehara. The first, Matsu no kotobuki, and third, Yoshiwara hakkei, were recorded at the Kabuki-za Theater, Tokyo, on January 29, 1988, during "A recital by Takehara Han," presented as part of its centenary celebrations. The second, Yuki, was recorded at the National Theater of Japan, Tokyo, during "Takehara Han's eightieth birthday celebration recital" in May 1982.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (54 min.) :sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionDances in the jiuta-mai style, which is usually performed by a single dancer accompanied by vocal and instrumental music.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY906012694-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168581Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d7177be0-a818-0138-2531-0ff52536ff08
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