Development of the western orchestra in China

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dc.contributor.advisor Vincent, Marilyn en_US Chen, Chen en_US
dc.coverage.spatial a-cc--- en_US 2011-06-03T19:24:07Z 2011-06-03T19:24:07Z 1998 en_US 1998
dc.identifier LD2489.Z62 1998 .C47 en_US
dc.description.abstract The subject of this study is the historical development of a vehicle for a form of western art (the orchestra) in China from 1840 to the present. The writer was primarily concerned with how the orchestra developed in broad socio-economical, political-cultural, and historical contexts with an emphasis on elaborating certain conditions responsible for the specific features of this development. The following major aspects of the development of the orchestra in China are discussed:1)The uniqueness of China's culture before accepting western culture;2)Reason and procedures by which China accepted western music and its orchestra;3)The social change in the 1950s which affected the function of the orchestra in China;4)The influence of political movements and individual roles on the development of the orchestras in China;5)The emergence of the orchestra as a cultural symbol during China's modernization;6)The fact in which the orchestra become a cultural symbol during China's modernization;7)Roles and functions of the orchestra during the cultural merging of China and the West;8)The future of the orchestra in China.The purpose of this study is to confirm the cultural assimilation of the western orchestra as a world-wide trend, one in which East and West enrich one another. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship School of Music
dc.format.extent iii, 116 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Orchestra -- China -- Social aspects. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Music -- China -- European influences. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Music -- China -- History and criticism. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Music -- Social aspects -- China. en_US
dc.title Development of the western orchestra in China en_US Thesis (D.A.) en_US
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