Noh Performance 能とその演出

This module enables users to learn more about the performance aspects of noh. Its contents may be used in any order depending on the user's interests. We are happy to receive comments from users on ways to improve this module.

costuming the actor for warrior role Yamanba wig and stick shimai Carriage for Yuya Yuki at Kofukuji

Contents of this Learning Module

Introductory Essays (from Noh as Performance: An Anaylsis of the Kuse Scene of Yamanba - download full PDF version)

The performers of noh 能の役

Noh stages 能舞台

Set pieces and props 作り物 小道具

Costumes and Masks in Noh and Kyogen 装束 能面

Dance and movement 舞 仕舞

Music 謡 囃子 (coming soon)

About the Plays 曲目について 

Interactive texts テクストと演出ガイド

    Browse Noh Piece Records 謡曲記録閲覧

    Learning Activities

    Chikamatsu's Version of Yamanba

    Noh as Performance: An Anaylsis of the Kuse Scene of Yamanba (An Electronic Version of the Book; PDF file download - a large file so will take time to download)

    Go to GloPACGo to GloPAD (database)