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Chakuza (着座)

Chakuza, or “taking one’s seat” refers to the performers sitting in their designated areas on stage....

Chichinojo (父尉)

See "Chichinojō" ...

Chichinojō (父尉)

Okina has been called “Noh, yet not Noh,” as it is really more a Shinto ritual or prayer song than ...

Choken (長絹)

See "Chōken"...

Chu no mai (中之舞)

See "Chū no mai"...

Chu-nori (中ノリ)

See "Chū-nori"...

Chugin (中吟)

See "Chūgin"...

Chukei (中啓)

See "Chūkei"...

Chōken (長絹)

A unlined, long-sleeved garment worn by dancing female characters. Chōken are made with either the g...

Chōzukake (頂頭懸)

A cord put on a ori-eboshi folding cap and tied under the chin. Reddish cord of gold brocade is ofte...

Chū no mai (中之舞)

A basic type of dance in Noh danced between quieter dances and faster dances by shites playing beaut...

Chū-nori (中ノリ)

A vocal style linked to tempo and rhythm. Noh vocals sometimes take the rhythm of the music, and som...

Chūgin (中吟)

A form of vocal used in the Hōshō School. It refers to a method of chanting that uses both tsuyogin ...

Chūkei (中啓)

All of the performers in Noh and kyōgen, from the tachikata to the hayashikata, kōken and jiutai, ca...


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