two video cassettes of supplementary material
Series áT: Tape 6 Materials áT: The instruments and their Notation (54 min.);
SeriesáU: Tape 10 Materials áU: Costumes, Masks and Properties
Both include voice-over commentary in either Japanese or English. two booklets with detailed commentary
Series áT: Commentary Booklet 1 (Commentary
in Japanese on Tapes 1-6)
SeriesáU: Commentary Booklet 2 (Commentary in Japanese on Tapes 7-10); commentary in English on Tapes 1-10)
A total of 350 pages in Japanese and 80 pages in English are devoted to an introduction to the history, forms and instruments of gagaku, and detailed commentary on the contests of the video cassettes.
final update 2000.04.08.
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