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Plays DataBase Kurozuka/Adachigahara : Details StoryDataPhotoStory
 


Schools All five. It is called “Adachigahara” in the Kanze school while is “Kurozuka” in the other schools.
Category a fifth group noh, kirinoh-mono ; inori-mono
Author Unknown (According to tradition, the author could be Konparu Zenchiku or Zeami.)
Subject “Shūishū”
Season Autumn (August in the lunar calendar)
Scenes Adachigahara in Iwashiro Province
Tsukurimono a hut with bush clover (shibaya) in front of small and large hand drums. A spinning wheel at the center front of the stage.
Characters Mae-shite a woman living in Adachigahara
Nochi-shite a female ogre
Waki Ajari Yūkei, affiliated with Tōkōbō in Nachi
Waki-tsure a mountain priest, accompanying Yūkei
Ai a temple servant following the mountain priest
Masks Mae-shite Fukai, Ōmionna, or Shakumi
Nochi-shite Han’nya
Costumes Mae-shite kazura, kazura-obi (belt for a wig), karaori in kinagashi-style, kitsuke / surihaku.
Nochi-shite a headband with color, a long red wig, awase-happi (lined happi-style kimono), kitsuke / atsuita, hangire (a type of hakama trousers), koshi-obi (belt), a stick for beating, and some firewood on the shoulder.
Waki tokin (headdress worn by mountain priests and tengu goblins), suzukake (ball-shaped decorations for the costume of mountain priests), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke/atsuita with a large check pattern, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, a small sword, a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Waki-tsure similar to waki, except kitsuke / muji-noshime (noshime-style kimono with no pattern).
Ai nōriki-zukin (a hood for a temple servant), mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime, kukuri-bakama (a way of wearing hakama trousers, tucking the bottoms up at the knee with a string), koshi-obi, and a pair of gaiters.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 20 minutes

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