A critical history of new music in China / Liu Ching-Chih ; translated by Caroline Mason

Author(s): Liu, Jingzhi, 1935-
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Subjects: Music--China--20th century--History and criticism
Music--Instruction and study--China
Musicians--China--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Chinese (translated from), Chinese
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hong Kong : Chinese University Press, c2010
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xxi, 911 p., [24] p. : ill., music, ports. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Translator : Mason, Caroline, 1949-
Notes: ISBN: 9789629963606
ISBN: 9629963604
Includes bibliographical references and index
Text in English translated from Chinese
Contents: Introduction: New music in China and its theoretical foundations -- The origins of new music (1885-1919): the westernisation of military music and the birth of schoolsong -- New music in the May fourth period (1919-1937) -- The mass singing movement and musical creation in the anti-Japanese war period (1937-1945) -- New music education and creation during the Civil War (1946-1949) and in the seventeen years after the founding of the People's Republic of China (1949-1966) -- Yangbanxi and the music of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1979): revolutionary modern Peking opera, ballet, symphonic music and songs -- Musical creation after the Cultural Revolution and New Wave music -- New music and composers in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao -- Review and reflection: historical review (1885-1985) and the Sinicisation and modernisation of new music -- New development (1996-2006): mainland China, overseas, Taiwan and Hong Kong
OCLC Number: 286521202
ISBN/ISSN: 9789629963606
9629963604