From The Manuscripts Of Ernest Fenollosa,Chosen And FinishedBy Ezra PoundWith An Introduction By William Butler YeatsFenollosa, Pound and Yeats are all members of Robert Anton Wilsons 'all star cast' for The Tale Of The Tribe.Here we have one document which features 1/4 of the stars. Well worth the read i presume. In particular for anyone … Continue reading Fenollosa – Pound – Yeats: (Certain Noble Plays of Japan)
Chant and musicHayashi-kata (noh musicians). Left to right: taiko, ōtsuzumi (hip drum), kotsuzumi (shoulder drum), flute. Noh theatre is accompanied by a chorus and a hayashi ensemble (Noh-bayashi 能囃子). Noh is a chanted drama, and a few commentators have dubbed it "Japanese opera". However, the singing in Noh involves a limited tonal range, with lengthy, repetitive … Continue reading Japanese Noh Play: Chant and music (from wikipedia)
Title: Certain Noble Plays of Japan From The Manuscripts Of Ernest FenollosaAuthor: Ezra PoundCommentator: William Butler Yeats"All imaginative art keeps at a distance and this distance once chosen must be firmly held against a pushing world. Verse, ritual, music and dance in association with action require that gesture, costume, facial expression, stage arrangement must help … Continue reading Certain Noble Plays of Japan.