Gerald Jonas, in his 2008 book Dancing: The pleasure power and art of movement explains that `some bugaku dances depict legendary battles, others enact encounters with divine personages or mythical beasts like the phoenix; one famous set-piece shows two dragons frolicking” (p. 102). He also discusses the ancient instruction manual that describ.....
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repertoire of dances of the Japanese Imperial court, derived from traditional dance forms imported from China, Korea, India, and Southeast Asia. The ... [4 related articles]
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