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Hoichi the Earless (Highlights)

NEW YORK, February 25, 2012 - The bizarre supernatural tale of Hoichi the Earless (from Kwaidan) gets a surreal contemporary spin in a new interpretation by vocalist and biwa player Akiko Sakurai, Butoh dancer Kumotaro Mukai, and Kiyoshi Ohira, musical disciple of the Saz (Turkish lute). (8 min., 1 sec.)