China Day 8

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China Day 8 15:32 Chinese music is programmatic (tells a story), shed Western conceptions about  programmatic music. Mao to Mozart Devastation of Culture Revolution Western music Chinese opera Other traditional arts What is the Chinese Community Party’s policy towards art? (shift our emphasis to  老老老  +  folk music) Earliest collection of folk music with a political purpose: Book of Odes ( 老老) Collected after 600 BC Revered by Confucius Reflection of People’s thoughts Lyrics also a tool for molding thought Folk song collecting in 20 th  century. May 4, 1919, folk song---inspiration for intellectuals ,  Vernacular language 2 responses to folk song in modernizing R Nationalist (KMT or  老老老 ) opposed earthy lyrics Communists used folk song as a political tool 1942 Talks at the  老老 Forum on Art and Literature by  老老老 (art=all arts) 5 principles Sociology of Art: Audience: workers, peasants, soldiers
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  • Fall '11
  • FrancescaLawson
  • Music, western music, fro Confucian perspective­­­wise, Folk song collecting, Chinese Community Party, Socialist Realist Opera, Socialist Realist Ballet

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