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Gagaku [videorecording] : the court music of Japan / University of Oklahoma ; written by William P. Malm, Sidney D. Brown, and Eugene Enrico ; produced and directed by Eugene Enrico and David Smeal.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Norman, Okla. : University of Oklahoma, c1989.

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General Note:
This item has been copied onto DVD for access and preservation purposes. It now located in off-site storage. To access this content, please check out DVD 7100.
Originally broadcast in 1989.
Duration on container: 28 min., 30 sec.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editors, David Smeal, Eugene Enrico.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, William P. Malm; with Sidney D. Brown.
Orchestra, Music Department, Imperial Agency, Tokyo; featured performer, Suenobu Togi.
Summary, etc.:
The Imperial Court Orchestra of Tokyo illustrates the contrasting styles of gagaku through music, costume and court dances (Nasori, Genjoraku). Host, William P. Malm. Sidney D. Brown discusses gagaku's historic roots in Mongolia and Korea.
System Details Note:
Subject: Gagaku
Music > Japan

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