Nagauta ``Shizu no Odamaki''
This Japanese dance recounts the ancient tales of
Shizuka Gozen - the sad parting with her lover Yoshitsune
Minamoto at Mt. Yoshino, her journey to Kamakura, and the
Shira-byoushi dance at the shrine of Tsurugaoka-hachimanguu
performed at the desires of Yoritomo. Despite her captivity,
Shizuka Gozen continues to long for her lover Yoshitsune and
prays for the safety of her beloved, incurring the displeasure
of Yoritomo in this dance.
There is sound in an QuickTime file.