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.

Listening to Theatre: The Aural Dimension of Beijing Opera

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  • ISBN

    0824812212
  • Authors

    Wichmann, Elizabeth
  • Extent

    342
  • Format

    Hardcover
  • Year

    1991
  • Publisher

    University of Hawaii Press

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