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Music in China


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Foreword: Preface: CD Track List: Notes on Romanization, Spelling, Chinese Names, Notation: 1. Music of the People First Encounter: Teahouse Music in the Jiangnan Area Chordophone: Aerophone: Second Encounter: Xianshi in Chaozhou Region Amateur Music-Making in the People's Republic of China Music Regionalism and the Meaning of Regional Music 2. Constructing National Music Defining National Music Guoyue Institutions and National Music Conservatory The Chinese Orchestra The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Solo Repertory in the Making Solo Repertory for Dizi Solo Repertory for Erhu Blind Musician Abing (1893-1950): Solo Repertory for Pipa Solo Repertory for Guzheng 3. Regional Musics with the National Soundscape The Canton Guangdong region Instrumental Music: Guangdong yinyue Opera: Yueju Beijing Opera Fujian: Narrative Nanguan Vocal and Instrumental Genre The Jiangnan Area Ensemble Music: Jiangnan Sizhu Regional Variants of a Widespread Ensemble Music: Luogu and Chuida 4. Musical Interfaces between East and West A Glimpse at Chinese Music in Europe and America Western Music in China Piano in China New Voices in Chinese Music Chou Wen-Chung: New Wave Composers: Popular Music Hong Kong Cantopop Minority Pop in the Mainstream 5. Music and Ideology Confucianism and Music Through Time The Seven-stringed Zither: Guqin Amateur Music Clubs Dongjing Music of the Naxi People Music and Ideology in the People's Republic of China Revolutionary Songs for the Masses Model Opera: Yangbanxi Conclusion 6. Chinese Music Beyond China Expressing Chineseness Musically Traditional Music in the Diaspora Cantonese Music Clubs in the New World Expressing Chaozhouness in Bangkok, Thailand Chinese Music Singaporean Style Circulation of Popular Music of Various Sorts Jon Jang, the Chinese Jazzman Mandarin Song Singing Clubs Chinese Chorus and Singing/Karaoke beyond Asia Something New, Something Old: Chinese Music at a Crossroad Conclusion Glossary: References: Resources: Index:

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