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Tachibana School of Nihon Buyou

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The Tachibana School in New York City

Special events

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February 2001: visit of the head of the tradition February 2001: visit of Tachibana Yoshie, Iemoto (head of the tradition) New York City performance. The dance is: Kyou no tsuki "Kyoto moon," in which a young geisha is portrayed.
February 2001: visit of the head of the tradition February 2001: visit of Tachibana Yoshie, Iemoto (head of the tradition) New York City performance. Kyou no tsuki "Kyoto moon," with a view of the stage set.
February 2001: visit of the head of the tradition February 2001: visit of Tachibana Yoshie, Iemoto (head of the tradition) New York City performance. The dance is: Fuji musume "Wisteria maiden." Here the maiden is seen at a moment of dramatic transformation, depicted by rapid costume change.
February 2001: visit of the head of the tradition February 2001: visit of Tachibana Yoshie, Iemoto (head of the tradition) New York City performance. The wisteria maiden transformed.
February 2001: visit of the head of the tradition February 2001: visit of Tachibana Yoshie, Iemoto (head of the tradition) New York City performance. The dance is: Yagura no Oshichi "Oshichi of the watchtower," depicting love to desperation.
February 2001: visit of the head of the tradition February 2001: visit of Tachibana Yoshie, Iemoto (head of the tradition) New York City performance. This dance simulates the puppet theater. Here Oshichi's two "handlers" can be seen in front of the watchtower.
February 2001: visit of the head of the tradition February 2001: visit of Tachibana Yoshie, Iemoto (head of the tradition) New York City performance. Music and nagauta singing were performed by: Katada Kisaku (tsuzumi), who is designated as a National Treasure; back row, left to right: Touon-ajimi Jun, Mochizuki Takamitsu (singers); Kineya Gokichirou, Touon-tsukahara Katsutoshi (shamisen).
February 2001: visit of the head of the tradition February 2001: visit of Tachibana Yoshie, Iemoto (head of the tradition) New York City performance. The entire group on this visit. The Iemoto is dressed for the dance Fuuryuu funazoroi "The elegant array of boats."

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