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Harmony and counterpoint : ritual music in Chinese context

Author: Bell Yung; Evelyn Sakakida Rawski; Rubie S Watson
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Cassette recording : Music : Conference publication   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume of nine essays draws together leading scholars in anthropology, social history, musicology, and ethnomusicology to address the roles and functions of music in the Chinese ritual context.


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bell Yung; Evelyn Sakakida Rawski; Rubie S Watson
ISBN: 0804726582 9780804726580
OCLC Number: 181948141
Notes: Papers read at a conference entitled Music in Chinese ritual : expressions of authority and power, held at the University of Pittsburgh, May 5-9, 1993.
Description: xii, 323 pages : illustrations, maps, music ; 24 cm
Contents: The nature of Chinese ritual sound / Bell Yung --
Ritual and musical politics in the court of Ming Shizong / Joseph S.C. Lam --
State sacrificial music and Korean identity / Robert C. Provine --
Musical assertion of status among the Naxi of Lijiang County, Yunnan / Helen Rees --
Chinese bridal laments : the claims of a dutiful daughter / Rubie S. Watson. Processional music in traditional Taiwanese funerals / Ping-Hui Li --
The creation of an emperor in eighteenth-century China / Evelyn S. Rawski --
Singing to the spirits of the dead : a Daoist ritual of salvation / Judith Magee Boltz --
Ritual opera and the bonds of authority : transformation and transcendence / Ellen R. Judd.
Responsibility: edited by Bell Yung, Evelyn S. Rawski, and Rubie S. Watson.


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