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Kun opera, 2006

The Music of China Ensemble (Ethnomusicology 91/161D) performs arias from Kun opera of the 15th century, silk-and-bamboo music from the Shanghai area, folk dances for festive celebration, zheng zither music in the Keijia style from Canton Province, music for large percussion ensemble, and modern compositions for an ensemble of traditional Chinese wind and string instruments.

Li Chi, director

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Drum ensemble, 2006

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Map of China

 

For information on the history of this ensemble click Ensemble History: Music of China Ensemble.

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