This book by the Chinese Opera Institute overviews the development of Cantonese opera in Singapore from the late nineteenth century, with particular emphasis on the "golden age" of Cantonese opera in Singapore from the 1930s to the 1960s. Besides commemorating the efforts that different generations have put in to keep this cultural art form going, the book also fulfils the role of Chinese opera in preserving Singapore's rich cultural heritage. With black and white photographs, glossary, bibliography plus a good deal of information unlikely to be otherwise available in English.

The Development of Cantonese Opera in Singapore

SKU: 056546
$16.80Price
  • ISBN

    9789810784959
  • Authors

    Tan Ooh Chye; Chew Chon Yan (eds.)
  • Extent

    114
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    2013
  • Publisher

    The Chinese Opera Institute

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