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Chinese Musical Instruments
     

Chinese Musical Instruments

by Alan R. Thrasher
 

The Chinese instrumentarium is unquestionably the largest and most diverse of any civilization, ancient or modern. Inscriptions on tortoise shells and cow bones from more than 3000 years ago recorded various instruments including drums, stone chimes, and panpipes. In this volume, Alan R. Thrasher discusses the evolution of Chinese musical instruments, detailing

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The Chinese instrumentarium is unquestionably the largest and most diverse of any civilization, ancient or modern. Inscriptions on tortoise shells and cow bones from more than 3000 years ago recorded various instruments including drums, stone chimes, and panpipes. In this volume, Alan R. Thrasher discusses the evolution of Chinese musical instruments, detailing their construction, regional variations, and role in musical accompaniment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195907773
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Images of Asia Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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