Bibliography of writings on Chinese music
- Instruments and instrumental music -


BELL Yung - 'Music of Qin: From the Scholar's Study to the Concert Stage.' ACMR Reports Vol.11, Fall 1998, pp. 1-14.

BELL Yung et al, eds. - Gems of Ancient Chinese Zithers - Shum's Colllection of Ancient Qin from the Last Millenium. Dept of Music & University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong & Deyin Qing Society, 1998, 136 pp, illus.

CHENG Yu - 'The precarious state of the qin in contemporary China: The Beijing Guqin Research Association', CHIME Nos. 10-11, 1997 (publ. March 1999), pp. 50-62.

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, 1993. Reviewed by Su Zheng in American Anthropologist 98/3, 1996, p. 702.

GOORMAGHTIGH, Georges - 'Propos de quatre auteurs chinois sur le qin.' Cahiers de Musiques Traditionelles 11 - paroles de musiciens. Geneva, 1998, pp. 163-174.

GOORMAGHTIGH, Georges and Bell Yung - 'Preface of Shenqi mipu: Translation with Commentary.' ACMR Reports 10/1, 1997, pp. 1-13.

HAN, Kuo-huang and Patricia Shehan Campbell - The Lion's Roar: Chinese Luogu Percussion Ensembles [with musical score and cassette]. 2nd ed., World Music Press, Danbury, CT, 1996.

HO, Edward - 'Yangqin and its Music in China in the Period of 1949-1979.' Chinese Music 20 (1), 1997, pp. 17-20.

HUANG, Yi-Ping - 'The Parting of the Way: Three Generations of Qin Performance Practice.' ACMR Reports Vol.11, Fall 1998, pp. 15-44.

JONES, Stephen - Folk music of China: living instrumental traditions. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1995. Reviewed by Keith Howard in: China Quarterly 151, 1997, pp. 685-686.

LAU, Frederick - '"Lost in Time?" Sources of the 20th-Century Dizi Repertory.' Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology 1, 1995, pp. 31-56.

LAU, Frederick - 'Little Great Tradition: Thoughts on Recent Developments in Jiangnan Sizhu.' ACMR Reports Vol.11, Fall 1998, pp. 45-66.

LEE, Elsa - 'An Introducion to the Gushi Drummer of the Chuanju Percussion Ensemble.' Asian Music 28/2, 1997, pp. 1-26.

LEE, Elsa - 'The Function of Percussion in Chuanju.' Chinese Music 20(3), 1997, pp. 53-57.

LIANG Maochun - 'Tianhua Liu, a Contemporary Revolutionary of the Erhu.' Sonus 17 (1), 1996, pp. 44-52.

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

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.

STOCK, Jonathan - Musical Creativity in Twentieth-Century China: Abing, His Music, and Its Changing Meanings. Reviewed by Rachel Harris in CHIME Nos. 10-11, 1997 (publ. March 1999), pp. 186-188; Tim Brace, Notes 54/2, 1997, pp. 492-494; Keith Howard, China Quarterly 151, 1997, pp. 684-685; Helen Rees, Music and Letters 78/4, 1997, pp. 637-639.

WITZLEBEN, J. Lawrence - 'An Ethnomusicological Perspective on the Development of Chinese Instrumental Music.' In History of New Muisc in China: The development of Chines Music, ed. Liu Ching-chih and Wu Ganbo, Univ. of Hong Kong, Center of Asian Studies, 1994, pp. 485-492.

WITZLEBEN, J. Lawrence - 'Silk and Bamboo' Music in Shanghai: The Jiangnan Sizhu Instrumental Ensemble Tradition. Kent: Kent State University Press, 1995.
Reviewed by: Daniel Ferguson, Asian Muisc 29/1, 1997-1998, p. 128-133; Gerald Groemer, Asian Folklore Studies 61/1, 1997, pp. 188-189; Tan Hwee-San, The Galpin Society Journal 50, 1997, pp. 256-258; David Waterhouse, Notes 54/4, 1998, pp. 256-258.

WU, Chao-Jung - A Comparative Study of Post-1960 Music for East Asian Zithers: Koto, Zheng and Kayagum. M.A. thesis, Univ. of Hawaii, 1997.

YANG Mu - 'On Musical Instruments of the Li People of Hainan (China).' The World of Music, Bamberg, 39/3, 1997, pp.91-112.

YU Hui - 'Discontinuity in guqin temperament prior to the 15th century; an investigation of temperament of guqin music as evidenced in Shen Qi Mi Pu', CHIME Nos. 10-11, 1997 (publ. March 1999), pp. 79-110.

YUNG, Bell - Celestial Airs of Antiquity. [On Yao Bingyan and qin music]. A-R Editions, 1997. Reviewed by Mercedes Dujunco, ICTM Yearbook for Traditional Music, 1998, Vol.30, p.167-170; Yi-Ping Huang, ACMR Reports Vol.11, Fall 1998, pp. 113-115; Jonathan Stock, Asian Music 29/2, pp. 143-145; Christopher Evans in this issue of CHIME Nos. 12-13, 1998 (publ. Sept. 1999), pp. 203-205.