HBP171 - NEW BOOK
Hebei Provincial Museum ed: SHUI DIAOQING GUANDU XIN SHENG: SICHOU ZHI LU YINYUE WENWU. Who Tuned the Instrument for New Music: Ancient Musical Instruments Unearthed along the Silk Road. Beijing, 2017. 271 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Boards.
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Hebei Provincial Museum in China showing a wide variety of ancient musical instruments and related artefacts unearthed at sites along the Silk Road in north-west China. The loans from museums throughout China and ranging from tomb figurines of musicians and murals depicting musical scenes through to numerous varied examples of the instruments themselves. The exhibits arranged chronologically with a final section on Buddhist music along the Silk Road. A good insight into an important part of ancient Silk Road culture. Illustrated throughout and with good descriptive texts. In Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology Music
New stock due shortly, as of: 12/02/2018
Was item 17 in printed List 191.
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