Gyatei-Gyatei 20/11/2019
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Spectacle

International Committee Program

Gyatei-Gyatei

12+

Theatre:
SCOT (Toga, Japan)
Duration:
1 hour 10 minutes. Without intermissions

Modern percussion  performed by Midori Takada and Buddhist shomyo chants performed by Singonshomyo SAMGHA Group.

"Shomyo, which is originally from an ancient Indian ritual music, has spread throughout Japan with the arrival of Buddhist faith and has become one of the development path of Buddhist music. Shomyo is accompanied by a special ritual: Buddhist music tools and various percussion instruments, as well as the silhouette of Midori Takada create the cosmic world of sound" Shizuoka Shimbun newspaper wrote about the show.

Participants

Midori Takada

Percussion

Group SAMGHA

The Shingon Buddhist Shomyo Chorus

Troupe SCOT

Wheelchair-bound men and women

Direction
Tadashi Suzuki
Music
Midori Takada
Lighting
Makoto Niwa Daisuke Ueta
Sound
Senkichi Fujii Junya Kobayashi
Costumes
Toshimi Mitsuda
Administrators
Ichiro Kono Yoshie Shigemasa