Four Great Characteristic Melodies

Four Great Characteristic Melodies

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Four Great Characteristic Melodies ( pinyin: S d Sh ngqi ng) in Chinese opera are Bangziqiang, Huangpiqiang, Kunqiang and Gaoqiang. Kunqiang, also known as Kunshanqiang, or Kunqu (Kunju) was listed as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2001. Chinese opera is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with roots going back as far as the third century CE. There are numerous regional branches of Chinese opera, of which the Beijing opera (Jingju) is one of the most notable.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Stapress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613632945X
  • 9786136329451