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Plays DataBase Kazuraki : Details StoryDataPhotoStory
 


Schools All five
Category The third group Noh
Author Unknown
Subject Based on the legends associated with Mount Kazuraki written in “Nihon Ryōiki” and “Genpei Jōsui-ki (Tale of the Rise and Fall of the Genji and Heike Clans)”
Season Winter (November in the lunar calendar)
Scenes Mount Kazuraki in Yamato Province (present-day Nara Prefecture)
Tsukurimono a straw hut, a palanquin
Characters Mae-shite A Woman
Nochi-shite Deity Kazuraki
Waki Mountain priest in Mount Haguro
Waki-tsure Two accompanying mountain priests
Ai Villager
Masks Mae-shite Fukai, Zō, Shakumi, etc.
Nochi-shite Masukami, Nakizō, Ko-omote, etc.
Costumes Mae-shite kazura (wig), kazura-obi (belt for a wig), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), koshimaki / nuihaku, koshi-obi (belt), and a fan. Holding a cane and carrying a bundle of dried twigs covered with snow (white cotton which looks like snow) on his back. Also, wearing a sedge rain hat.
Nochi-shite tengan (crown for celestial bodies and female court ladies) decorated with vine, kuro-tare (a black wig with hair extending slightly longer than the shoulder), chōken or maiginu (wide-sleeved kimono for female gods), kitsuke / surihaku, hakama in ōkuchi-style (colored), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki tokin (a headdress worn by a mountain priest or a tengu [long-nosed goblin]), mizugoromo, kitsuke / ōgōshi-atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters, with large checkered pattern) or kogōshi-atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters, with small checkered pattern), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshiobi, suzukake (bobbles for the costume of mountain priests), a small sword, fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Waki-tsure tokin, mizugoromo, kitsuke / atsuita or kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshiobi, suzukake, a small sword, fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Ai kyōgen-naga-kamishimo (tops and bottoms of kimono with long hakama style trousers)
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 40 minutes

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