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A critical history of new music in China

Jingzhi Liu

A critical history of new music in China

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Published by Chinese University Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Instruction and study,
  • History and criticism,
  • Music,
  • Musicians,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLiu Ching-Chih ; translated by Caroline Mason
    ContributionsMason, Caroline, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML336.5 .L5813 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 911 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages911
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24850963M
    ISBN 109629963604
    ISBN 109789629963606
    LC Control Number2011405285
    OCLC/WorldCa286521202

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With no direct ties to traditional Chinese music, "new music" reflects the compositional techniques and musical idioms of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European styles. Liu traces the genesis and development of "new music" throughout the twentieth century, deftly examining the social and political forces that shaped "new music" and its uses by political activists and the by: A Critical History of New Music in China; Liu Ching-chih.Translated by Caroline Mason ; Book; Published by: The Chinese University of Hong Kong PressCited by:   A Critical History of New Music in China.

Liu. The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press. A Critical History of New Music in Chinais not a comprehensive history book and I have never had the intention of writing one.

As mentioned in the “Prologue,” my purpose of writing the Critical History was to share with interested readers my observations on the various aspects in the development of new music in the 20th century, which may be different from other music scholars.

Introduction: New music in China and its theoretical foundations --The origins of new music (): the westernisation of military music and the birth of schoolsong --New music in the May fourth period () --The mass singing movement and musical creation in the anti-Japanese war period () --New music education and creation during the Civil War () and in the seventeen.

A Critical History of New Music in China. Liu Ching-chih, Jingzhi Liu, C. Liu. Chinese University Press, - History - pages. 0 Reviews.

By the end of the nineteenth century, Chinese. About the Book By the end of the nineteenth century, after a long period during which the weakness of China became ever more obvious, intellectuals began to go abroad for new ideas. What emerged was a musical genre that Liu Ching-chih terms "New Music.".

LIU Ching-chih: A Critical History of New Music in China () (bilingual Chinese-English). Chinese music, the classical music forms of China. Origins and Characteristics Chinese music can be traced back as far as the third millennium BC Manuscripts and instruments from the early periods of its history are not extant, however, because in BC, Shih Huang-ti of the Ch'in dynasty caused all the books and instruments to be destroyed and the practice of music to be stopped.

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The People's Republic of China was founded in The music industry in Mainland China developed greatly during this Size: 93KB. With no direct ties to traditional Chinese music, 'new music' reflects the compositional techniques and musical idioms of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European styles.

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