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Court Music and Dancing

Japan, 1957 (MIFF 1961, Programme 19)

Director: Shoji Maruyama

Gagaku, one of the earliest forms of Japanese music, and Bugaku, its accompanying dance, are still preserved in close to their original state by musicians and dancers of the Imperial Household. This film gives excerpts from the repertoire of this ancient form of Japanese entertainment.

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