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Title
[Music and dance of the Tang Dynasty]
Names
Shaanxi Song and Dance Ensemble
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: [198-?]
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9365
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1383 (former)
Topics
Music -- China
Musical instruments -- China
Folk dancing -- China
Dance -- China
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Notes
Videotaped in the People's Republic of China.
Performed by the Shaanxi Song and Dance Ensemble from Xi'an, ancient capital of the Tang Dynasty of China.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (PAL) (61 min.) :sd., col.
Description
Recreated music and dance for court banquet performances of the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.). Based on the Dunhuang cave murals, historical records, pottery, dancing figurines, and classical literature. Includes: Melody for the universe (ensemble music); Lang Tao-sha (Waves clean sand), poem by Liu Yü-xi (female vocal solo); Happy rain the spring night, poem by Du Gong-bu (male vocal solo); Dance fresco: Watching bird and catching cicada, and missing family; Giants' dance (mask dance); Quarreling ducks, and Tiger grinding its teeth (percussion ensemble); Bai Zhu (white ramie) dance; Ta Ge (ensemble dance); farewell music.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY887020798-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166260
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f582f440-90e1-0135-feb8-37b7ce19b279
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Music and dance of the Tang Dynasty]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. [198-?]. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b6fa0324-c510-48da-89f6-c0ca7509caf4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Music and dance of the Tang Dynasty]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b6fa0324-c510-48da-89f6-c0ca7509caf4

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. ([198-?]). [Music and dance of the Tang Dynasty] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b6fa0324-c510-48da-89f6-c0ca7509caf4

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[Music and dance of the Tang Dynasty]