are a meaning of a "lie" and "falsehood" and a
meaning including other entertainment in the word "kyogen."
combining "noh" and "kyogen" together, the name "Noh-gaku
(=Noh ply)" was made after Meiji era. In
the sense of theater play called the "kyogen" in the category
of "noh-gaku", it is only called "kyogen" after
is the first theaterplay in Japan, and became independent for the first
time as literature of laughter. It
is that from which "Sanraku" which it is called "sarugaku"
to an old time and descended from China was corrupted.
origin of formation of ability and kyogen goes back to an old time.
the formation was done by completion of "noh" by the Period of
the Northern and Southern Dynasties and Kanami and Zeami.
which made resistance and laughter live together to ability going in
quest of subtle profundity in the real intention which are not popular
life feeling and principle medieval times is "kyogen" play.
is an attractive point of Ashikaga era in the customs looked at by
completion as a "serifu (=words)" play and a comedy is the
back from the Edo period; the school of Tokugawa shogunate under the
direct control to the school of kyogen, Okura and a snowy heron,the
Izumi style was in a style, Owari Tokugawa han, and the Kaga han.
snowy heron style disappeared to Meiji. There
is No. 262 in the "the of ai-kyogen"" tahon-kyogen"
as Okura style 180 watch, Izumi style 254 watch, and whole as present
music. . The
stories are divided into some categories su as:the "waki-kyogen",
"daimyo-mono", "Tarokaja-mono", "onna-mono",
"oni-mono", "yamabushi-mono", "shukke-mono",
"zatoh-mono", "zoh-mono", etc.
classified into "zoh-mono" and etc according to a hero's
position and the theme of a work. This
is the same makeup as "daimyo-mono."
It is "kahoh-mono"
about the play which was blessed materially [ a meaning called a
fortunate person ] and which makes the so-called wealthy person the
leading role. It calls and the leading role is the"kahoh-mono
(=lucky guy). Here,
the fortunate person and the Taro crown person of a main actor for in a
The noh play of the music of the one "Suehirogari" were shown.
fortunate person is called "Tanouda-okata" from the Taro crown
has the ordinary "shijime" fan of a ground strewn with gold
dust in the hand.