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Plays DataBase Fuji Daiko (The Drum of Fuji) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

The wife of a musician from Sumiyoshi called Fuji has come to the capital to visit her husband.
高橋汎
Fuji had come to the capital in the aim of playing his drum at the imperial court.
桜間金記、野村雅
His wife breaks down in tears when she learns Fuji has lost his life competing for the drum position.
観世銕之丞、清水蓮太郎
Receiving her husband’s dance costume as a memento, the wife deeply regrets she didn’t stop him from leaving.
藤村健
In a frenzy, the wife declares that the drum was the real enemy of her husband and urges her child to attack the enemy.
桜間金記、野村雅
The child beats the drum to dispel the feelings of resentment.
清水蓮太郎
The crazed wife appears to be possessed by the ghost of her husband and beats the drum herself.
藤村健
A dance is also performed.
内田芳子
After the attack on the drum is over, the wife beats out a song of long life for the generations.
観世銕之丞
The wife takes off the dancing costume, gazes for a time at the drum left by her husband, and returns home.
豊嶋訓三
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