Awaji puppets of Japan

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Awaji puppets of Japan
Fowler, Ted (Narrator)

Asia Dance Project Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974-02-06
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6548
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 5-442 (former)
Awaji Puppet Theater
Puppets -- Japan
Puppet theater -- Japan -- Awaji Island
Musical instruments -- Japan
Puppeteers -- Japan
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped during a lecture-demonstration at Brooklyn College, New York on February 6, 1974.
Performers: Demonstrated by three puppeteers, chanter, and shamisen performer of the Awaji Puppet Theater of Japan. Narrator: Ted Fowler.
Content: Then the range of voices of the chanter and typical sounds and standard motifs of the shamisen accompaniment are demonstrated.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (32 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
The history and background of the Awaji puppets is followed by a demonstration of the puppets' costumes and typical movements. The chanter's role and training are discussed.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807051317-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158990
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5d27dcd0-cc7e-0135-0af2-199010131d9c
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  • 1974: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Awaji puppets of Japan" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Awaji puppets of Japan" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 17, 2022.

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Awaji puppets of Japan