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Two woodcutters, father and son, appear before an imperial messenger who has come to investigate the mysterious spring at Yōrō no Taki Waterfall.
香川靖嗣、中村邦生
In response to the imperial messenger's enquiries, the old man relates the story of Yōrō no Taki Waterfall and shows him the location.
観世喜正
The old man praises the gushing spring's medicinal waters, which make people forget their age.
内田芳子
While recounting the story of the seven sages of the bamboo grove...
大村定
...he scoops up the rising water. Thanks to the medicinal liquid, he displays a figure brimming with youthful vigor.
大村定
As the imperial messenger enjoys the blessed spring waters, good omens herald the arrival of a mountain god.
大村定
The mountain god, in the incarnation known as Willow Bodhisattva, dances powerfully to the music made by the sound of the valley waters.
佐野萌
Praise the prosperity of a world of unending peace.
観世喜正
With the serene waters of the falls, downriver also runs pure.
観世喜正
The well-governed world gives great peace.
観世喜正
With the waves made lively, the sleeve is returned. Once more, blessed is the world of peace.
観世喜正
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