Echoes of History: Naxi Music in Modern China Book and CD-ROM

Echoes of History: Naxi Music in Modern China Book and CD-ROM

by Helen Rees


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195129496
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/30/2000
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Helen Rees is Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Since 1989 she has carried out research on the traditional and tourist-oriented musics of the Naxi ethnis minority and Han ethnic majority of Yunnan Province, southwest China. She is also co-editor of Understanding Charles Seeger, Pioneer in American Musicology (1999).

Table of Contents

1. Ethnic Minorities and the Chinese State
2. The Naxi of Lijiang County
3. The Music World of Republican Lijiang
4. Dongjing Music and Local Interaction in Repubican Lijiang
5. The Wider World Comes to Lijiang: the Musical Impact
6. Have Music, Will Travel: The Dongjing Music Revival
7. Representations and Ethnicity
Appendix A: Dongjing Scriptures of Lijiang County
Appendix B: Temple Interiors for Dongjing Ceremonies in Dayan Town
Appendix C: Chinese Texts
Appendix D: Glossary of Chinese Characters

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