Goze Uta 1

Goze Uta 1
ATSUKO KOSEKI
22.99
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Product Description

Goze were blind women musicians, who date back to medeival Japan. During the the Edo period, (1600-1868) they were organized into various organizations, including Edo (Tokyo) Osaka, Niigata (Echigo) and Nagano. From the Edo period goze groups formed throughout Japan, in Kyushu, Yamagata, Fukushima, and throughout the Kanto region. The last famed goze was Haru Kobayashi, who died in 2005, aged 105. Atsuko Koseki studied under Naoko Kayamori, a performer of Echigo Goze, who was the last disciple of Haru Kobayashi. This first volume contains the first half of Junrei o Tsuru,
1. Nitsu Gumi no Fushimawashi (1st Part)
2. Nitsu Gumi no Fushimawashi (2nd Part)
3. Goze Matsuzaka
4. Shogatsu Iwai Kudoki
5. Oryokuko Bushi
6. Ise Ondo Kuzushi