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Biwa Hoshi

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Notes THE STORY OF MIMI-NASHI-HOICHI [1] See my Kotto, for a
were called biwa-hoshi, or "lute-priests.
Japan Fact Sheet
It was around this time that puppetry was combined with the art of joruri. A precursor of joruri can be found in the blind itinerant performers, called biwa hoshi,.
A Study of Life and Death in Noh Play Kiyotsune 能『清経』に見る生と
source of the play, Heike Monogatari, a military chronicle recited by biwa hoshi.
TOHNAI Kakuryo
Aug 9, 2010 It is essential to have the curiosity and initiative that Toren-hoshi had if we seek to understand the story of Biwa.
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biwa hoshi" and his many voices. Suzanne G. Cusick 77 Gender and the Cultural Work of a Classical Music Performance.

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Travel: Monsters, rugged beauty take visitors to heart of nature-rich Tokushima
According to the well-known tale told by biwa-playing bards, or biwa-hoshi, the child Emperor Antoku died at the battle of Dan-no-ura in 1185 when his grandmother, holding him, committed suicide by jumping into the sea.

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Biwa hōshi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kyoto 'Biwa Hoshi' Musician: Kyokusei Katayama | OpenKyoto
May 8, 2009 Kyokusei Katayama is a master of the traditional Japanese musical instrument called the biwa.
Hiroshige and Kunisada - Biwa-Hoshi On The Tokaido Road Near
Art of the Print Original Japanese Woodcut by Hiroshige and Kunisada entitled Biwa-Hoshi On The Tokaido Road Near Maisaka.
biwa hoshi (Japanese troubadour) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica, 2011. Web.
Heike Monogatari (Tale of Heike) - YouTube

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