'05 Audio-visual documentation of intangible cultural properties

Intangible cultural properties are formed by the transmission of techniques and skills. However,techniques and skills may change with the dynamics of the social situation. Department has conducted audio-visual documentation of intangible cultural properties. Now, documentation is conducted especially in filds where the necessity for recording is great due to drastic shanges in transmission.


Recording of chants by Mr. IMAI Yasuo, the oldest performer of Hosho school of noh

Recording of a kodan performance on the stage by Mr.TAKARAI Bakin

Recordings of kodan performance made on the Department's stage from 2002 consist mainly of repertories that are seldom performed now.

Documents of kodan on digital video tapes


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