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Title
Eisa
Names
Matsumoto, Jōshō (Dancer)
Tamaki, Antei (Musical director)
Lander, Joan (Videographer)
Burns, Dennis (Videographer)
Weber, Cinda (Videographer)
Japan Studies Institute: Performing Arts of Okinawa (Performer)
University of Hawaii at Manoa (Presenter)
Collection

Asia Dance Project Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976-08-12
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Okinawan Eisa, group dances traditionally performed in connection with the O-Bon festival. The dances include: Chunjun Nagari, Sauen Bushi, Yesa Bushi, Yokatsu Kaijō Meguri, Asadōya Yunta, and Asadōya. Performance in Andrews Amphitheatre, August 12, 1976, featuring the Higa Masutada Minyo Club/Okinawa. - Studio rehearsal, in costume, of Eisa dances performed on Reel 1, with modifications in transitions between dances and some special formations. Performed by Sue Maynard, Bea Shimabukuro, Shizuko Shiroma, Zensho Mijo, Joan Shimabukuro, Joyce Isa, Lori Teruya, and Caryn Kaya. - Jōshō Matsumoto performs Eisa dances Chunjun Nagari, Sauen Bushi, and Yesa Bushi in a studio demonstration.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6437
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-358 (former)
Topics
Dance -- Okinawa
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Videotaped for the Asia Dance Project, JDR 3rd Fund by Joan Buehring, Dennis Burns, and Cinda Weber during an out-of-door performance at the Andrews Amphitheatre, University of Hawaii at Manoa, on August 12, 1976, and in summer workshop rehearsals. Dance director: Jōshō Matsumoto. Music director: Antei Tamaki. Sponsored by the Japan Studies Institute: Performing Arts of Okinawa and the University of Hawaii Endowment for Japanese Studies, as part of a Festival of Ethnic Music and Dance.
Additional physical form: For program notes, see: *MGZR Japan Studies Institute: Performing Arts of Okinawa. [Clippings]
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (97 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Japanese
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797066822-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158180
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a84a90a0-7dcf-0134-75ee-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1976: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Eisa" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ce0e9340-ef9b-0133-3dae-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Eisa" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ce0e9340-ef9b-0133-3dae-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). Eisa Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ce0e9340-ef9b-0133-3dae-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Eisa