Kyo Kanoko Musume Dojoji

Kyo Kanoko Musume Dojoji
ISHIRO YOSHIMURA IX
26.99
OUT OF STOCKSKU: FSD4191

Product Description

Nagauta (Long Song) developed mostly within Kabuki theatre in Edo. Nagauta is a lyrical form with poetic texts. Kyo Kanoko Musume Dojoji (The Girl at Dojoji Temple) is another of the most famous repertroire. The story centres on Dojoji temple in Wakayama Prefecture, the subject of a famous legend, and a priest named Anchin who stopped at the house of a man who jokingly told his daughter Kiyohime that one day Anchin would become her husband. There is a famous scene of a dance in front of a new bell at the shrine, the dancer being the ghost of Kiyohime, who had destroyed the original bell. The music is in slow sections, describing the reasons to resent the temple bell, and becomes livelier and rhythmical to accompany the various dances.