Cantonese Opera:Performance as Creative Process (Cambridge Studies in Ethnomusicology)
Cantonese Opera:Performance as Creative Process (Cambridge Studies in Ethnomusicology) by Bell Yung
Cantonese Opera:Performance as Creative Process (Cambridge Studies in Ethnomusicology) Author: Bell Yung
Title: Cantonese Opera:Performance as Creative Process (Cambridge Studies in Ethnomusicology)
ISBN: 0521356326
ISBN13: 978-0521356329
Other Formats: doc mobi lit lrf
Pages: -
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (July 28, 1989)
Language: English
Category: Arts & Photography
Size PDF version: 1427 kb
Size EPUB version: 1610 kb
Subcategory: Music




This book sets out to examine the creative process involved in the performance of the Cantonese opera, in which as many as 50 or 60 singers/dancers and a dozen or more instrumentalists take part. The book investigates the performance and social function of the art form.