Introduction to Peking opera
NamesHan, Guohuang (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1977-08-25
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-936
TopicsHan, GuohuangOperas, Chinese -- History and criticismOperas, Chinese
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by radio station KFPA, 1977 Berkeley (Calif.)Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 6 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ipsSound quality is very good.
DescriptionKuo-huang Han [Guohuang Han], ethomusicologist, lectures about Peking opera, on a program for radio station KPFA, Berkeley, Calif., for broadcast on August 25, 1977. The lecture includes demonstrations of singing and orchestral music, with live singing by Guohuang Han, himself, and the playing of recorded music.
Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 34 minutes). [Music]. Guohuang Han, ethnomusicologist, speaks about Peking opera including the history, instrumentation, orchestration, costuming and facial paintings, and types of characters.
Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 32 minutes). Guohuang Han continues to speak about types of characters in Peking opera; recitation styles, solo singing, and different types of Peking opera including developments since the establishment of the People's Republic of China, in 1949, and the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976); the preservation of older, traditional styles outside of the People's Republic of China [ends abruptly].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 12234310Sound recording issue number: AZ0339Pacific Tape LibraryNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118853Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2655c40-c257-0135-0cc1-2937ebcf7be5
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