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The instrumental music of Wutaishan's Buddhist monasteries : social and ritual contexts / Beth Szczepanski.

Author/Creator:
Szczepanski, Beth.
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2012.
Series:
SOAS musicology series.
[SOAS musicology series]
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 174 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Buddhist music -- China -- Wutai Mountains -- History and criticism.
Shengguan -- China -- Wutai Mountains -- History and criticism.
Contents:
A history of Wutaishan Buddhist music
Wutaishan and its Buddhist music today
Donor-sponsored ritual
Funeral observances
Calendrical observances
Shengguan instrumentation
Notation
Transmission of shengguan practice
Shengguan repertoires
Buddhist shengguan in concerts, festivals, and recordings
The politics of Buddhist music
The business of Buddhist music.
Notes:
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral--Ohio State University, 2008) presented under title: Sheng Guan in the past and present.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781409427438 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1409427439 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781409427445 (ebook)
1409427447 (ebook)
OCLC:
749115642
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