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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
415 words

the popular theatre of Japan, as opposed to the aristocratic nō play. As its name implies—ka = singing, ...

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The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
2,803 words

The Japanese word kabuki is now written with Chinese characters meaning “song-dance-skill,” but in Japan it originally bore the connotation ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
324 words
Japanese form of dance theatre dating back to the 16th century. Kabuki means song, dance, and acting, although the term originally meant shocking or strange, in reference to the form's ... More
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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
46 words

Stylized mixture of dance and music, mime and vocal performance; a major form of moralizing entertainment in Japan since the ...

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
1,182 words

Lavish Japanese stage performance that includes *dance, music, and dramatic *acting, now the nation's most popular form of classical theatre. Kabuki was founded in Kyoto around ...

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Kenneth Chalmers

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
75 words

A form of Japanese theatre that originated in the Edo period (1603–1868). It is traditionally performed by males. Music is played both off stage and on: off stage, the ...

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Laurence Kominz

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
1,283 words

Lavish Japanese stage performance that includes dance, music, and dramatic acting, now the nation's most popular form of classical theatre. Kabuki was founded in ...

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