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The Art of China's Peking Opera

The Art of China's Peking Opera

HUO Jianying (Author)

China Today Press, 1997
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Among all traditional Chinese operas Peking Opera is a relative newcomer. However, it has become the more important and influential opera for Chinese audiences and is now regarded as a nationally accepted art form. Like other traditional opera Peking Opera tells stories through movement, singing and elaborate dance. This book give a detailed introduction to Peking Opera and covers its formation and development, storylines and plays, costume and stagecraft, and its unique sense of time and space, acting, settings and props, facial make-up, and songs and music scores.
ISBN: 9787507208504
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 124
Sizes: 292x216mm
Publication: 1/1997
Weight: 833g

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