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Chinese Music Lecture Handout and Study Guide MUS3520 NonWestern Music Pelkey 2006 Customam Division of Chinese Musical Histom Formative prehistory to Zhou 246 BC Chin to Tang 246 BC 906 AD National 9061911 World Music Period Twentieth Century Foundations of Chinese Musical Thought and Practice in the Formative Pe od earliest surviving musical artifacts various written sources Book of Rites 1000s BC Confucian sources also discuss music Ancient Chinese Ideas about Music 1 Mythological sources 2 theoretical bases of music Lu system Pentatonic runs through all ancient Chinese thought some use of simultaneous Qitch but not harmony as in the west music is primarily linear and coloristic rhythm Instruments 8 also plays a major part in Chinese thought and Chinese music yin and yang together equal 8 8 sounds pa yin 8 types of instruments based on types of materials Percussion Membranophones preferences is for lithophones mm Pi39loa Ch in Aerophones titzu Xixu sona sheng or cheng Religion and Music Main Events in Second Period Main Events in the National Period foundations of Chinese Ogera Sheng tan ching ch on old court of cial baritone young lover tenor or falsetto wu sheng military acrobatic ch ing l faithful wife or daughter huatan carefree woman irt various villains gods painted faces indicate the type of ching clown white face paint around eyes and nose Recent Music History Chinese Revolution from 1930s until 1949 ane Songs for the Masses Cultural Revolution 19661976 Westernstvle Musical Conservatories Shnghai Pogular Songs Since 1980 Other forms of Chinese Pogular Music know these disike Canto Pop Xibeifeng iingge Study Questions 1 Read the chapter on China from NonWestern Art Consider how Confucianism and Daoism have shaped Chinese cultural history both in the visual and music arts 2 Be able to briefly trace the history of Chinese ceramics its most important contribution to the history of visual arts 3 Trace the ways in which Confucian and other Chinese philophical ideas shaped the history of Chinese painting Art Terms or Concepts boshan Xianglu Guanyin Admonitions of the lnstructress to the Ladies ofthe Court landscape painting styles in the Northern and Southern Song dynasty periods
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