Hosho-Ryu - Aya no Tsuzumi. NHK Nohgaku Special Selection

Hosho-Ryu - Aya no Tsuzumi. NHK Nohgaku Special Selection
SHIGEO MATSUMOTO
45.99
OUT OF STOCKSKU: FSV5209

Product Description

58 minutes, NTSC Region Code 2. 1991. Aya no Tsuzumi, (The Damask Drum) is a tragedy about an Imperial Consort who knows the gardener has fallen in love with her and decides to torment him. She tells him to beat the tsuzumi drum if he wants to meet her by a pond. When he tries to sound the drum he realizes it is made of twill and cannot sound. He drowns himself in the pond and returns as an evil ghost to torment his tormentor. Shigeo Matsumoto was formerly a Living National Treasure who died in 2003.