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Peking opera

Author: Chengbei Xu
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Introductions to Chinese culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this illustrated introduction, Xu Chengbei explains the make up, costumes, characters, staging, stories and music associated with Peking opera, and discusses the origins and development of this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chengbei Xu
ISBN: 9780521188210 0521188210
OCLC Number: 795761905
Description: 130 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Foreword; 1. The birth and evolution of Peking opera; 2. The stage, props and orchestra; 3. Performing art; 4. Performers and performing schools; 5. Classic plays; 6. Modern Peking operas; 7. Conventions of Peking opera; 8. The appreciation of Chinese opera; 9. Peking opera today; Appendix: chronological table of the Chinese dynasties.
Series Title: Introductions to Chinese culture
Responsibility: Xu Chengbei ; [transl. from the original Chinese by Chen Gengtao].

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