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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
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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
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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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