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Title Celestial airs of antiquity : music of the seven-string zither of China / edited by Bell Yung.

Published Madison, [Wis.] : A-R Editions, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  787.750951 CELE  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank CD M  1995  disc  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 score (160, 2 unnumbered pages) : facsimiles ; 31 cm + 1 audio disc (CD).
Series Recent researches in the oral traditions of music, 1066-8209 ; 5.
Recent researches in the oral traditions of music. 1066-8209 ; 5.
Notes Selections from the Shenqi mipu collection; in jianzipu notation and staff transcription.
Editorial and historical notes in English, in part translated from Chinese.
Sound disc contains recordings of the works as performed by Yao Bingyan.
Includes glossary of Chinese names and terms.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [161]).
Contents Introduction (The guqin ; Notation ; Performance practice ; The Shenqi mipu ; Yao Bingyan ; Jianzipu and performance ; Jianzipu and staff notation ; Note on the transcription) -- Preface translations and commentaries -- Selections from the Shenqi mipu collection. Jiukuang = Wine madness ; Huaxuyin = Song of Huaxu ; Yangchun = Sunny spring ; Liushui = Flowing waters ; Xiaohujia = Little barbarian horn, or, The story of Cai Wenji ; Guanglingsan = Niezheng assassinates the King of Han.
Other author Yung, Bell, editor.
Subject Qin music.
Chin -- Methods.
Music -- China.
Variant Title Music of the seven-string zither of China.
ISBN 089579313X (paperback)