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Segawa, Sengyo (Dancer)
Hayashi, Chie (Dancer)
Nishikawa, Hitoshi (Dancer)
Fujima, Toyotaro (Dancer)
Hanayagi, Yoshijiro (Choreographer)
Makino, Yutaka (Composer)
Murase, Hiroshi (Director)
Racine, Jean, 1639-1699 (Bibliographic antecedent)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9439
Modern dance -- Japan
Dance -- Japan
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Produced by NHK, Tokyo. Producer: Mitsuru Ooi. Director: Hiroshi Murase. Camera: Shigeo Ikeda. Titles in Japanese and English.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Yoshijiro Hanayagi. Music: Yutaka Makino. Scenario: adapted by Yasuaki Horii from Jean Racine's tragedy Britannicus. Scenery: Hiroshi Aone. Costumes: Katsumi Kishii. Lighting: Kazuhiko Okuda.
Performers: Performed by Sengyo Segawa (Nui-tono-suke Domyoji), Chie Hayashi (Asaji), Hitoshi Nishikawa (Shuri-no-suke Domyoji), Toyotaro Fujima (Senju-hime), and others. Concert Belsonne conducted by Hiroshi Yoshizawa.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (49 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Contemporary dance-drama utilizing the vocabulary of buyo (Japanese classical dance) as well as modern dance. Set in 16th-century Japan, the story depicts two half-brothers and their struggle over their father's legacy. This recording was NHK's entry in the Performing Arts category of the International Emmy Awards, 1985.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926030040-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172178
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 562730f0-7db4-0138-7fdd-3d6aeb5034a5
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Item timeline of events

  • 1985: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mumyo" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mumyo" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). Mumyo Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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