Theater as Music
The Bunraku Play "Mt. Imo and Mt. Se: An Exemplary Tale of Womanly Virtue"
Examines Bunraku in performance and brings together musical, dramatic, and historical analyses into one study
This book is the first attempt to examine Bunraku in performance and to bring together musical, dramatic, and historical analyses into one study. The three authors focus on the famous "Mountains Scene" (Yama no dan), the third scene of the third act of Mt. Imo and Mt. Se: An Exemplary Tale of Womanly Virtue (Imoseyama onna teikin, 1771) by Chikamatsu Hanji. The book with its articles, translations, text, glossary of terms, and cassettes of the performance, is a complete guide to Bunraku as a performing tradition and will be useful to anyone interested in music or theater.
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