Listening to Theatre: The Aural Dimension of Beijing Opera


To many foreigners, Chinese opera is an acquired taste. This pioneering study by the first foreign woman to perform Beijing opera in China takes readers to the hearty of the vital art form by showing how the elements of song, speech and musical composition are used to create a performance -- and that is understood by the audience.

  • New Hardcover 16*24 cm, 360 pp.


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Condition: New
ISBN: 0824812212
Shipping Weight: 1.5lbs
Published: 1991
ISBN-13: 9780824812218

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