bugaku

bugaku

Originating in China, this classical Japanese court dance is performed exclusively by men, elegantly robed and often wearing masks. The dancers move slowly in unison, using their hands to create geometric patterns.
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Gagaku also accompanies classical dance performances called Bugaku.
They often turned to subjects more closely related to the aristocratic culture of Kyoto, as is seen in the image of the courtly Bugaku Dancers by Kano Eigaku (1790-1867; Fig.
15: Kikkasai ceremony and Bugaku performance, Itsukushima Shrine (Tel: 0829-44-2020)
Tomasson threw her overnight into Stravinsky Violin Concerto; then, with incandescent results, revived Bugaku for her.
24) Incluso en nuestros dias, cada 13 de marzo, se siguen representando danzas rituales y musica de Gagaku y Bugaku, que, del mismo modo que el Kagura, influyeron en la posterior poetica del Noh.
Having his first outing since July 2008, the Mick Channon-trained gelding marked his first run in handicaps with threequarter-length second to Bugaku.
Marco Botti continued his strong start to 2010 when Vanilla Loan romped away with the 6f handicap under William Buick, but it is champion Ryan Moore who is chasing down early title leader Paul Hanagan as he added another double with Monsieur Joe and Bugaku.
Later in the evening Arte Viva was beaten by a length and Sir Michael Stoute's Bugaku came just fourth on Fallon's final ride of the day.
Fallon teams up with old boss Sir Michael Stoute to ride Bugaku in the Celtic Contractors Handicap at Kempton later in the day and this four-year-old looks certain to make his presence felt.
He winds up a hectic first day back by teaming up with his former boss Sir Michael Stoute on Bugaku in the Celtic Contractors Handicap (8.
Included are the famous classical Bugaku court dances, with costumes that call to mind the cultures of continental East Asia, the Azuma-asobi, Yamato-mai and the Seino dance, which is performed by ghostlike masked dancers in white.
In bugaku, the solo dance Ranryo-o (Chinese: Lanling Wang) is a variant of the Lanling Wang Ru Zhen Qu (Prince Lanling in Battle) of the Sui and Tang dynasties; (1) bugaku's jo-ha-kyu, the core structure of Noh drama, was adapted from the music and dance structure of the daqu developed during the Tang dynasty.