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Pianos and politics in China

middle-class ambitions and the struggle over western music

by Richard Curt Kraus

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Music -- 20th century -- Political aspects -- China.,
    • Music and state -- China.,
    • Musicians -- China -- Biography.,
    • China -- Cultural policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard Curt Kraus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML336.5 .K72 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 288 p., [12] p. plates :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2047992M
      ISBN 100195058364
      LC Control Number88025251

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