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Music from the Tang Court : Volume 3 - Laurence Picken

Music from the Tang Court

Volume 3

By: Laurence Picken (Editor)

Paperback Published: 6th January 1986
ISBN: 9780521278386
Number Of Pages: 116

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During the two centuries before 841, the Japanese Court borrowed a large amount of secular entertainment music from China, chiefly music of the Sui and Tang Courts. This music, known as 'Tang Music' is preserved in manuscripts written between the eighth and thirteenth centuries and to be seen today in the library of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo and in other Japanese libraries. With F scicle 3 the series will begin publication of smaller suites and pieces, together representative of the 'middle-sized pieces' and 'small pieces' (chukyoku and shokyoku) of the threefold classification, in which the daikyoku are the largest suites. O-dai hajin-raku from a reputedly eleventh-century manuscript: Kaicbu-fu, in parallel with the conflation discussed in Fascicle 2, together with single-stave, conflated, justified versions of Toraden and Shunn¢-den, and structural analyses of these two suites.

Glossary
Abbreviations
The Whirl-Around
The Singing of Spring Warblers
Åî-dai hajin-raku
Aspects of the suite-form in East Asia
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ISBN: 9780521278386
ISBN-10: 0521278384
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 116
Published: 6th January 1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.3