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Author Liu, Jingzhi, 1935-

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

Published Hong Kong : Chinese University Press, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.95109049 LIU    DUE 26-10-19
Physical description xxi, 911 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, music, portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [791]-878) and indexes.
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.
Language notes Text in English translated from Chinese.
Other author Mason, Caroline, 1949-
Subject Music -- China -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Musicians -- China -- History.
ISBN 9789629963606