Dan (Chinese Opera)

Dan (Chinese Opera)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dan (Chinese language: ) is the general name for female roles in Chinese opera, often referring to leading roles. There are a few different kinds of dan in Chinese opera. The commonly seen ones are 'Guimen Dan', 'Hua Dan', 'Daoma Dan', 'Wu Dan', 'Lao Dan' and 'Cai Dan'. Each different kind of dan has its own unique characteristics. Guimen Dan ( ) is the role of the virtuous lady. Qingyi means 'green robes' in Chinese, although the term traditionally extends to the colour black.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Utilpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136329263
  • 9786136329260