Bibliography of writings on Chinese music
- History and theory -


ANDERSON, Paul Nathan - Pop Songs as a Narrative Device: Sanqu in the Jin ping mei cihua. M.A. thesis, Univ. of Washington, 1997.

CHAO, Ye Min - A Redefinition of Music Bureau Poetry and Its Place in the Chinese Tradition. PhD. diss., Yale Univ., 1997.

EGAN, Ronald - 'The Controversy over Music and "Sadness" and Changing Conceptions of the Qin in Middle Period China.' Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 57/1, 1997, pp. 5-66.

FALKENHAUSEN, Lothar Von - Suspended Music: Chime-Bells in the Culture of Bronze Age China. Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, 1992. Reviewed by Su Zheng in American Anthropologist 98/3, 1996, p. 702.

HO, Edward - 'Aesthetic considerations in understanding Chinese literati musical behaviour.' British Journal of Ethnomusicology, vol.6, 1997, pp. 35-50.

JONES, Stephen - Review Essay: 'Images of Abing.' [In response to Jonathan Stock's Musical creativity in twentieth-century China]. British Journal of Ethnomusicology, vol.6, 1997, pp. 165-187.

KNECHTGES, David R., transl. - Wen Xuan or Selections of Refined Literature, III: Rhapsodies on Natrual Phenomena, Birds and Animals, Aspirations and Feelings, Sorrowful Laments, Literature, Music, and Passions by Xiao Tong (501-531). Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton. Reviewed by Bernard Führer, China Quarterly 152, 1997, pp. 900-901.

LAM, Joseph S. C. - 'Ritual and Musical Politics in the Court of Ming Shizong.' In: Yung et al (eds.) - Harmony and Counterpoint - Ritual Music in Chinese Context, Stanford UP, 1996, pp.35-53.

LAM, Joseph S.C. - State Sacrifices and Music in Ming China: Orthodoxy, Creativity, and Expressiveness. Suny Series in Chines Local Studies. State Univ. of New York Press, Albany, 1998. Reviewed by F. Kouwenhoven, current issue of CHIME (12/13, 1998), pp. 201-203.

PICKEN, Laurence, Noël Nickson & Marnix Wells - '"West River Moon": A song-melody predicted by a lute-piece in piba tablature', CHIME Nos. 10-11, 1997 (publ. March 1999), pp. 172-185.

RAWSKI, Evelyn - 'The Creation of an Emperor in Eighteeenth-Century China.' In: Yung et al (eds.) - Harmony and Counterpoint - Ritual Music in Chinese Context, Stanford UP, 1996, pp. 150-176.

REIGLE, Robert - 'Cosmological Correlations in Chinese Music: The Source of Japanese Musical Symbolism.' Chinese Music 1997 Vol. 20(3), pp. 58-60, 20(4), pp. 72-75.

WANG Zichu - 'The Marquis Yi of Zeng Stand of Bells.' Sonus 17 (1), 1996, pp.14-19.

WITZLEBEN, J. Lawrence - [Book review]: 'Hsu Tsang-Houei and Cheng Shui-cheng - Musique de Taiwan, Paris 1992.' Ethnomusicology, 42 (1), 1998, pp. 162-165.

WU Ben - Ritual Music in the Court and Rulership of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). PhD. University of Pittsburgh, 1998. For a brief summary see ACMR Reports Vol.11, 1998, pp. 137-138.