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- Issue 6 -

No. 6, Spring 1993 (174 pp, published May 1993)

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - From the Editor - 'Gods and Fairies' 2-3.

THRASHER, Alan - 'Bianzou: Performance Variation Techniques in Jiangnan Sizhu.' 4-20.

COLLINGE, Ian - 'The Dra-nyen (Himalayan Lute): An Emblem of Tibetan Culture.' 22-33.

REA, Dennis - 'A Western Musician's View of China's Pop & Rock Scene.' 34-55.

SCHIMMELPENNINCK, Antoinet & Frank Kouwenhoven - 'The Shanghai Conservatory of Music - History & Foreign Students' Experiences.' 56-91.

REES, Helen - 'Naxi Guyue of Lijiang County, Yunnan.' 92-103.

QIAO Jianzhong (transl. by Jonathan Stock) - 'The Teaching of Ethnomusicology in China.' 104-107.

HOWARD, Keith - 'New Views on Ethnomusicology at the VIII European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (Geneva).' 108-116

HARRIS, Rachel - 'Field Report: Folk Song Festival in Gansu.' 127-128.

LEE, Joanna - 'Field Report: Christian Hymns in Gansu.' 128-129.

WELLS, Marnix - 'Research on Dunhuang pipa scores.' 129-131.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Modern Art Exhibition (Kunsthal, Rotterdam, Holland).' 132-133.

WHEELER, Nicholas - 'Muqam Festival in Beijing, November 1992.' 135-136.

YANG Mu, ed. - 'Introduction to Chinese Musical Instruments on Video.' 160.

BOOK REVIEWS:

WANG Hong - 5 Books on Guizhou Minority Music:
1) Yi Ding - Buyizu minjian yinyue yanjiu wenji [Anthology of Research on Folk Music of the Buyi Nationality], 2) Zhang Zhongxiao & Luo Tinghua ed. - Guizhou shaoshuminzu yinyue [Music of the National Minorities of Guizhou Province], 3) Gelaozu guge [Old songs of the Gelao Nationality], 4) Guo Hui, comp. - Guizhou qingge jinghua [The Cream of Love Songs from Guizhou], 5) Dai Nian, ed. - Guizhou jiuge xuan [A Selection of Drinking Songs from Guizhou], 150-151.

WANG Hong - Zeng Wan et al. ed. - Zhongguo minjian ertong gequ ji [Anthology of Popular Chinese Children's songs], 151.

WANG Hong - Lin Keren & Chang Dunming - Zhongguo xiao di [Chinese horizontal and vertical bamboo flutes], 151.

FILM REVIEWS:

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Dor. Low is Better. Video film about the role of the big horn in Tibetan music, by Rob Boonzajer Flaes and Maarten Rens. 157-159.

SCHIMMELPENNINCK, Antoinet - Songs of Pasta'ay by Hu Tai-li and Daw-Ming Lee, 159.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - Miscallaneous films published by CNRSA (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Audiovisuel). 159-160.

HAAR, Barend ter - 'Films shown at EACS Conference.' Jaques Pimpaneau - Nuoxi in the Pingxiang area, and Marie-Claire Quiquemele - Dance of the Gods. 160.

CD REVIEWS:

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - Bright Sheng - 'H'un ('Lacarations') for symphony orchestra and other works.' 161.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Favourite old orchestral 'hits;' and new woks from Shanghai.' CD reviews of 1) 'Mysterious Light - Compositions for Chinese and Western Ensembles.' (Works by Liu Yuan, Xu Dongfei, An Chenbi, Qin Wenchen and Li Wenping), 2) 'The Legend of Shandi-er - Compositions for Chinese Instrumental Ensembles.' (Music by Liu Yuan), 3) 'Dagger Society' Suite. Favourite Chinese Orchestral Works from the fifties and sixties. (Works by Shang Yi, Zhao Yi, Ma Ke, Zhu Jian'er, He Bin, Li Huanzhi and Ma Shenglong.) 161-164.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Opéra du Sichuan: La Légende de Serpent Blanc.' 164-165.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Alexander Tcherepnin - Piano Music.'

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Contemporary music from Hong Kong.' CD reviews of 1) Orchestral Compositions by Hong Kong Contemporary Composers. (Richard Tsang, Daniel Law, Law Wing-fai, Chan Wing-Wah, Doming Lam and Chen Ning-chi. 2) Chamber Music by Hong Kong Contemporary Composers. Works for Chinese and for Western Instruments by Time Wilson, Kuan Nai-chung, Daniel Law, Law Wing-fai, Lam Man-yee and Clarence Mak. 3) Contemporary Hong Kong Music. A Collection of Piano Works by Doming Lam, Shi Kum Por, Chen Ning-Chi, Fu Yum Chi, David Gwilt, Richard Tsang and Chan Wing Wah. 166-169.

KOUWENHOVEN, Frank - 'Margeret Leng Tan - Sonic Encounters.' Piano works of Cage, Crumb, Ge Ganru, Hovhaness and Somei Satoh. 169.