Bibliography of writings on Chinese music
- Religion and ritual -


BOLTZ, Judith Magee - 'Singing to the Spirits of the Dead: A Daoist Ritual of Salvation.' In: Yung et al (eds.) - Harmony and Counterpoint - Ritual Music in Chinese Context, Stanford UP, 1996, pp.177-225.

CHAO PIAN, Rulan - 'Music and the Confucian Sacrificial Ceremony.' In: Lawrence E.Sullivan (Ed.) - Enchanting Powers - Music in the World's Religions; Harvard Univ. Press, Cambridge Mass. 1997, pp.237-262

CLAUS-BACHMANN, Martina - Mahayana-buddhistische Liturgie im heutigen Indonesien - Musikkulturelle Überlieferung chinesischer Migranten. Musiketnologie Bd. 3, Lit Verlag, Hamburg, 1997.PhD Diss., 372 pp, photos, music, tables, gloss. of Budh. terms, bibliog.

JUDD, Ellen R. - 'Ritual Opera and the Bonds of Authority: Transformation and Transcendence.' In: Yung et al (eds.) - Harmony and Counterpoint - Ritual Music in Chinese Context, Stanford UP, 1996, pp. 226-248.

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 in this issue of CHIME Nos. 12-13, 1998 (publ. Sept. 1999), pp. 201-203.

LI Ping-Hui - 'Processional Music in Traditional Taiwanese Funerals.' In: Yung et al (eds.) - Harmony and Counterpoint - Ritual Music in Chinese Context, Stanford UP, 1996, pp. 130-149.

LI Wei (transl. by Helen Rees) - 'Life cycle rituals and their music among the Mosuo of Yongning', CHIME Nos. 10-11, 1997 (publ. March 1999), pp. 153-156.

REES, Helen - 'Music Assertion of Status Among the Naxi of Lijiang County, Yunnan.' In: Yung et al (eds.) - Harmony and Counterpoint - Ritual Music in Chinese Context, Stanford UP, 1996, pp.76-106.

RILEY, Jo - Chinese Theatre and the Actor in Performance. Cambridge UP, UK, 1997, xii + 349 pp., illus. Reviewed by Natascha Vittinghoff in China Information, XII, 3, Winter 1997-8, pp. 184-185.

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.

WU Zhao - 'The Music and Ritual of the Luobowan M1 Tomb's Occupant.' Sonus 17 (1), 1996, pp.27-43.

YUAN Jinfang - 'The Capital Music of the Zhinhua Temple.' Sonus 17 (1), 1996, pp.20-26.

YUNG, Bell, Evelyn Rawski and Rubie S. Watson - Harmony and Counterpoint: Ritual Music in Chinese Context. Stanford UP, Stanford, 1996, 323 pp. Reviewed by L. Witzleben, ICTM Yearbook for Traditional Music, 1997, Vol.29, p.148-150; Lothar Von Falkenhausen, Journal of Asian Studies 56/2, 1997, pp. 496-498; Jonathan Stock, Music and Letters 78/3, 1998, pp. 468-469.