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Nachi dengaku

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Nachi dengaku

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2131
Dance -- Japan
Dance festivals -- Japan
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Filmed by Tokyo Cinema and Encyclopaedia Cinematographica Japan Archives.
Language: Titles in Japanese.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (40 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Shows the Dengaku (ancient dance) performances which precede the Nachi hi matsuri (fire festival) held on July 13-14 at Kumano-Nachi shrine in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Originally an elaboration of rice-planting festivities and harvest ceremonies which became stylized. Performed by a group of eight men wearing large straw hats similar to a farmer's field hat.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY827033616-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159650
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d99c60c0-7cd0-0138-8584-65d22c1347cd
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Nachi dengaku" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Nachi dengaku" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 15, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Nachi dengaku Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Nachi dengaku