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Chinese Music : 3rd Edition - Jie Jin

Chinese Music

3rd Edition

By: Jie Jin


Published: 11th April 2011
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Unique and complex in style, traditional Chinese music forms a fascinating part of China's cultural heritage.

This accessible, illustrated introduction to Chinese music takes the reader through the 8000-year history of China's musical instruments, the diversity of Chinese folk music, the development of China's famous operas and the modern Chinese music industry.

From classical to contemporary styles, Jin Jie explores the influence that Chinese music has had around the world.

About the Author

Jie Jin teaches in the Musicology Department of the Chinese Conservatory of Music. She is a member of the World Ethnic Music Society and is part of the Chinese Musicians' Association. She has published a number of works on Chinese music.

1. The evolution of Chinese music
2. The connotation of ancient music of China
3. Varieties of Chinese musical instruments
4. Chinese folk songs
5. Singing and dancing of ethnic groups
6. Quyi music of China
7. Chinese music today
8. The Sino-foreign exchange of music
Appendix : chronological table of the Chinese dynasties

ISBN: 9780521186919
ISBN-10: 0521186919
Series: Introductions to Chinese Culture
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 156
Published: 11th April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.7  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.289
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised