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China 3 M usic of the Bunun people (Taiwan); Worlds of Music, Chapter 8
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Bunun people central Eastern Taiwan aboriginal people (not Han Chinese) Pasitbut singing is sung in hopes of encouraging a good harvest a musical offering to the sky god four different vocal parts, each playing a specific role
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Listening to “Pasitbut” overlapping voices staggered entries; the music never completely falls silent
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qin or guqin seven string zither, over 2000 years
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Unformatted text preview: old long, narrow body, rounded on the top surface highly lacquered wood very rich timbre played on special table, which amplifies the sound individual sound of each instrument qin, continued associated with elite scholarly life, China’s literati important philosophy and esthetics attached to the qin played either alone or for small, close group Yangguan san die (3 variations on Yang Pass)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course MUS 130 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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