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|Statement||Richard Curt Kraus.|
|LC Classifications||ML336.5 .K72 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 288 p.,  p. plates :|
|Number of Pages||288|
|LC Control Number||88025251|
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Pianos and Politics in China book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In China, a nation where the worlds of politics and art are c /5(4). In China, a nation where the worlds of politics and art are closely linked, Western classical music was considered during the cultural revolution to be an imperialist intrusion, in direct conflict with the native aesthetic.
In this revealing chronicle of the relationship between music and politics in twentieth-century China, Richard Kraus examines the evolution of China's ever-changing. Pianos and Politics in China: Middle-Class Ambitions and the Struggle over Western Music by Richard Curt Kraus. In China, a nation where the worlds of politics and art are closely linked, Western classical music was considered during the cultural revolution to be an imperialist intrusion, in direct conflict with the native aesthetic.
Read this book on Questia. In China, a nation where the worlds of politics and art are closely linked, Western classical music was considered during the cultural revolution to be an imperialist intrusion, in direct conflict with the native aesthetic.
"The book is so artfully composed that its many lives provide not only a rare glimpse of the life-styles of China's privileged set but also a relatively full picture of the Chinese politics of music from to the present."—Journal of Asian Studies "Deserves to become a ful and engrossing."—Musical TimesAuthor: Richard Curt Kraus.
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This book examines the evolution of China's ever-changing disposition. The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email : Takashi Oka. Richard Curt Kraus is Professor of Political Science at the University of Oregon.
He is the author of Class Conflict in Chinese Socialism (Columbia ) and Pianos and Politics in /10(14). For decades it has also claimed another distinction: the largest number of pianos per person in China.
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Why piano-mania grips China’s children. In Mao’s China, pianos were destroyed as despised symbols of the bourgeoisie – but now an estimated 40m children are learning the instrument. What. Political music in China (政治歌曲) consists of Patriotic Music (爱国歌曲) and Revolutionary Music (革命歌曲).
It is an ideological music with political or nationalistic content, sometimes taking the form of a modernized Chinese traditional music written or adapted for some form of grand presentation with an orchestra.
It was created in the early to midth century, become the Music festivals: Midi Modern Music Festival. ByChina already produced 10 percent of the world’s pianos—and then 30 percent in ; 50 percent in ; 70 percent in ; and almost 80 percent, orpianos (mostly uprights. Richard Curt Kraus’ whimsically-titled book has been around for several years now.
Yet like his previous studies of middle-class cultural taste (Pianos and Politics in China) and elite calligraphy (Brushes with Power), The Party and the Arty in China is bursting with insights that are at odds with nearly all conventional (read: journalistic) wisdom concerning cultural and artistic life in.
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Protestant missionaries began to enter China in large numbers at this time and they established schools in which pianos (or, in more remote areas, harmoniums) became standard teaching tools.
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Image Courtesy of YouTube. The history of pianos in China goes way back to the early 17 th century, when Matteo Ricci, an Italian Jesuit missionary, presented it as part of a cache of gifts to the Wanli emperor.
At the time, although China boasted rich musical traditions and a host of both imported and domestic instruments, none among these resembled the. Richard Curt Kraus is Professor of Political Science at the University of Oregon.
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