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- Issue 5 -

No. 5, Spring 1992 (168 pp, published August 1992)

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - From the Editor - 'Acculturation ?' 2-3.

JONES, Stephen, with Chen Kexiu, Jing Weigang and Liu Shi - 'Field Notes 1991: Funeral Music in Shanxi.' 4-28.

DAI Xiaolian, transl. by Jonathan Stock - 'Robert van Gulik and the Guqin Scores of the Sinological Institute, Leiden.' 30-41.

HUANG Bai, transl. by Antoinet Schimmelpenninck - 'Haoxzi - Working Cries Turned into Art. A discussion of two Shanghai work songs.' 42-49.

GUTZWILLER, Andreas - 'Polyphony in Japanese Music. Rokudan for example.' 50-57.

FRITSCH, Ingrid - 'The Social Organization of Goze in Japan: Blind Female Musicians on the Road.' 58-64.

STOCK, Jonathan P. - 'Constructive Techniques in Music for Chinese Two-Stringed Fiddles.' 65-74.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Mainland China's New Music (3) ­ The Age of Pluralism.' 76-134.

JONES, Stephen - 'Wutai shan monks in London.' 140-141.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Ding Shande festival in Shanghai.' 143-144.


SHIMMELPENNINCK, Antoinet - 'Anthology of Pipa music.' Review of 'Pipa daquan' (6 cassettes), publ. by China Record Company, 155-157.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'New recordings of guqin music.' CD reviews of 1) 'Chine - l'art de la cithare Qin.' (Dai Xiaolain), 2) 'Yaomen qin music.' (Yao Bingyan, Yao Gongbai and Yao Gonging), 3) 'Liu shui - Flowing Waters.' (Lin Youren, qin and Du Cong, xiao), 4) 'Jiu Kuang - The Drunkard.' (Gong Yi, qin and Dai Shuhong, xiao, and the Shanghai Traditional Music Ensemble, 5) 'Guqin quji (Collection of guqin music).' (Gong Yi, Weng Shoucang, Li Yuxian, Wu Zhaoji, Zhao Jiazhen and Mei Riqiang), 157-159.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Chinese percussion music.' CD reviews of 1) 'China - Chuida Wind and Percussive Instrumental Ensembles / Sonneurs et Batteurs Chuida.' (Local instrumental ensembles from Quanzhou, Shanghai and rural Zhejiang, rec. by François Picard), 2) 'Drums - Chinese Percussion Music.' (Composistions and arrangements for Chinese orchestra by Li Minxiong and An Zhishun),159-161.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Confucian Temple Music.' Review of 'Taiwan - The Confucius Temple Ceremony.' (rec. by Wolfgang Laade in 1988), 161-162.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Music in XInjiang.' CD reviews of 1) 'Turkestan Chinois / Xinjiang - Music Ouigoures.' (rec. by Sabine Trebinjac and Jean During), 2) 'La Route de la Soie, Chine - Xinjiang.' (rec. by Anderson Bakewell), 162-163.