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Jibyoshi (地拍子)

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Jibyōshi (地拍子)

A rule of rhythmic structure for Hyōshiai, or Noh vocals that match the rhythm. There are three type...

Jigashira (地頭)

The lead performer/person responsible for the jiutai. There is no conductor in Noh, and no absolute ...

Jiro Kaja (次郎冠者)

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Jirō Kaja (次郎冠者)

A character in kyōgen plays. Jirō Kaja does not refer to a specific person, but rather to the protég...

Jitori (地取リ)

The vocal performed after the shidai, one of the chants in Noh (where the vocals are the focus) by t...

Jiutaikata (地謡方)

The chorus of performers that sings the verses to certain Noh sequences, around eight jiutaikata sit...

Jo no Mai (序之舞)

A type of very quiet, elegant dance in Noh often danced by the shites playing beautiful women, tree ...

Jogami (尉髪)

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Johakyu (序破急)

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Johakyū (序破急)

A performance theory in Noh and kyōgen that divides the structure, performance and speed of plays in...

Joza (常座)

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Jōgami (尉髪)

One type of wig worn by the performers. Used for the roles of aging men. To represent white hair, it...

Jōza (常座)

Term indicating an area of the stage. Within the three-section, rectangular main stage surrounded by...


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