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Author Jones, Stephen, 1953 September 23-

Title Ritual and music of North China : shawm bands in Shanxi / Stephen Jones.

Published Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2007]
©2007

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Physical description xiii, 132 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm + 1 DVD-ROM.
Series SOAS musicology series.
SOAS musicology series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [117]-121) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Lives of shawm band musicians -- Musics of Shanxi province -- Musics of Yanggao county -- Shawm bands in China -- Yinyang and gujiang traditions in north Yanggao -- The Hua band -- The Hua brothers -- Other gujiang -- A comparison -- The Cultural Revolution -- The reform era -- Following fashion -- Local goes national? -- Yanggao pop -- Sexism -- The learning process -- Tiantian -- Fees and 'black talk' -- The current scene -- Scholarship -- Our visits and the role of cultural officials -- Washington 2002 -- UK. and Holland 2005 -- Conclusion: lives and livelihood -- Pt. 2. Shawm bands and Daoists in performance: funerals and temple fairs -- Funerals -- The first day -- Inviting Relatives and Burning the Treasuries -- Transferring Offerings -- The Burial Procession -- Temple fairs -- Xujiayuan -- Gushan -- Lower Liangyuan -- Conclusion: ritual and musical impoverishment -- Pt. 3. It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing -- Instrumentation -- Instruments and makers -- Pitch, scales, and gongche -- Learning heterophony and idiom -- Melodic styles -- Metre and percussion patterns -- Repetition and variability -- Repertories -- Processional pieces -- The 'eight great suites' -- Vocal-derived 'small pieces' -- Conclusion: ritual sound.
Subject Music -- Social aspects -- China -- Shanxi Sheng.
Music -- China -- Shanxi Sheng -- Religious aspects.
Bands (Music) -- China -- Shanxi Sheng.
Musicians -- China -- Shanxi Sheng.
Band music -- China -- Shanxi Sheng -- History and criticism.
Shanxi Sheng (China) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780754661634
0754661636