Chinese music and musical instruments / by Xi Qiang, with China National Orchestra ; translator, Qiu Maoru ; photographs, Niu Jiandang

Author(s): Xi, Qiang, 1963- author
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Subjects: Musical instruments, Ancient--China
Musical instruments--China--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York, NY : Better Link Press, [2011], ©2011
LC Classification: M, ML
Additional Authors: Translator : Qiu, Maoru
Photographer : Niu, Jiandang
Zhong yang min zu yue tuan (Beijing, China)
Notes: ISBN: 9781602201057
ISBN: 1602201056
Contents: I: Present-day Chinese folk orchestra -- 1. Wind instruments -- Dizi -- Xiao -- Suona -- Sheng -- Guan -- 2. Pipa -- Liuqin -- Zhongruan -- Daruan -- Yangqin -- Guzheng -- Konghou -- Sanzian -- 3. Percussion instruments -- Bianzhong -- Dagu -- Xiaobo (ziaocha) -- Xiaoluo -- Jingluo -- Daluo -- Yunluo -- Paigu -- Muyu -- Bangu -- Nanbangzi -- Bangzi -- 4. Bowed stringed instruments -- Erhu -- Gaohu -- Zhonghu -- Laruan -- II: The history of Chinese music -- 1. The rudimentary stage (from the 2100 BC to 211 BC) -- 2. The thriving stage (from 221 BC to 960 AD) -- 3. The mature stage (from 960 AD to 1840) -- 4. The modern and contemporary stage (from 1840 to present) -- Dynasties in Chinese history
Physical Description: 114 p.: ill. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 654312840
ISBN/ISSN: 9781602201057
1602201056

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