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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Denis and Ted Shawn during their 1925-26 tour of Asia that the Japanese Imperial Court commissioned a hand-painted copy of its bugaku costume portfolio as a gift.
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)
NEWMARKET: 1.30 Finest Reserve, 2.00 Formosina, 2.35 St Moritz, 3.10 Fleeting Spirit (nap), 3.45 Mama Lulu, 4.20 Rerouted, 4.55 Bugaku.
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.
KLONDYKE STREET POWER (3.50 Lingfield) BECAUSEWECAN (5.20 Lingfield) BUGAKU (8.50 Kempton)
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 (8.50).