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Musica Asiatica

Volume 6

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Song Bang-Song, Riley Lee, Andreas Gutzwiller, Gerald Bennett, Chen Yingshi, David Waterhouse, Gregg W. Howard, Hugh De Ferranti
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  • Date Published: August 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521072182

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  • This is the sixth volume in a series of books devoted to the history, documentation, and analysis of music in Asia. This volume represents the first in the series to be dedicated to the music of East Asia. Although more narrowly focused than previous volumes, the essays in the present volume continue the tradition established by Laurence Picken of publishing studies of musical documents from the field of Asian music and studies of sound-producing devices and musical instruments.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521072182
    • length: 148 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.23kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Koguryo instruments in Tomb No.1 at Ch'ang-ch'uan, Manchuria Song Bang-Song
    Shakuhachi honkyoku notation: written sources in an oral tradition Riley Lee
    Single sound: basic structure of the music of the Japanese flute shakuhachi Andreas Gutzwiller and Gerald Bennett
    A report on Chinese research into the Dunhuang music manuscripts Chen Yingshi
    Translation Coralie Rockwell
    Where did Toragaku come from? David Waterhouse
    Musico-religious implications of some Buddhist views of sound and music in the Surangama Sutra Gregg W. Howard
    Composition and improvisation in Satsuma biwa Hugh De Ferranti
    Glossary of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean terms.

  • Editor

    Allan Marett


    Song Bang-Song, Riley Lee, Andreas Gutzwiller, Gerald Bennett, Chen Yingshi, David Waterhouse, Gregg W. Howard, Hugh De Ferranti

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