Introduction to Peking opera

Title
Introduction to Peking opera/ Han, Guohuang.
Author
Han, Guohuang,
Publication
Los Angeles, Calif. : Pacific Tape Library, 1977
Electronic Resource

Details

Additional Authors
Han, Kuo-huang.
Description
2 streaming audio files (approximately one hour and six minutes): digital
Donor/Sponsor
Oral History Archive.
Genre/Form
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Radio speeches.
  • Sound recordings.
Note
  • Kuo-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.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is very good.
Funding (note)
  • 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.
Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-936
Author
Han, Guohuang, speaker.
Title
Introduction to Peking opera/ Han, Guohuang.
Imprint
Los Angeles, Calif. : Pacific Tape Library, 1977
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Event
Recorded by radio station KFPA, 1977 Berkeley (Calif.)
Summary
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].
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.
Original Version
Original format: one sound cassette (approximately one hour and six minutes); quarter-track; 1.875 ips; transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgztco3936_v01f01_sc and myd_mgztco3936_v01f02_sc.
Local Note
Former class mark: *MGZTC 3-936
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Added Author
Han, Kuo-huang.
Added Title
Oral History Archive.
Publisher No.
AZ0339 Pacific Tape Library
Research Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-936
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