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Folk music of China

Jones, Stephen

Folk music of China

living instrumental traditions

by Jones, Stephen

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Folk music -- China -- History and criticism.,
    • Instrumental music -- China -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [368]-401) and index.

      StatementStephen Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3746 .J66 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 422 p. :
      Number of Pages422
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1079997M
      ISBN 100198162006
      LC Control Number94003457


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A major focus of this study is monothematism: the. The earliest known true Folk music of China is from the 12th century, when Chinese Folk Flute Solos were written to tell the traditions and the tales of various communities and regions in China.

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China has a long and varied tradition of folk music. Chinese Folk uses a pentatonic scale and it is performed in solo or small ensembles. Vocals are usually performed in solo and with falsetto. Instruments repertory is divided between: Woodwind and percussion: dizi, sheng, paigu, gong, paixiao, guan, bells, cymbals, and bottle gourd silk.

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Scholarly interest in folk literature extends back to the age of Confucius with the Book of Odes (Shijing 诗经) in the 4th century BCE, as well as to the Han period, when the Music Bureau was set up to monitor song and music throughout the realm. Centuries later, in the Ming dynasty (–), scholars such as Feng Menglong gathered.

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Working closely with the Music Research Institute in Beijing, Stephen Jones has used his. 2 cultural policy.7 This thesis explores folk songs, or min’ge, because folk music is an essential part of ethnic identity. Folk music in China dates back more than 3, years and reflects the social, emotional, and spiritual lives of the people.8 In China, there are hundreds of types of folk songs differentiated by region, ethnic group, and the occasion in which the songs are performed.

Folk Music of China: Living Instrumental Traditions. Oxford: Clarendon, E-mail Citation» In-depth account of folk music genres among the majority Han people as they existed in the s and in historical context.

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An evolving music festival scene in China also offers a stage for folk singers. There were close to festivals inattended by more than 3 million people spending nearly million yuan.

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We also sell Chinese crafts, Chinese. Liao Min, a well-known folk singer during his university days in the late s, is now deputy director of China’s Office of the Central .This recording is the audio companion to ethnomusicologist Kip Lornell’s edition of “Introducing American Folk Music.” Lornell researched the book while a postdoctoral fellow at Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

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