The Way of the Pipa: Structure and Imagery in Chinese Lute Music (World Musics) by John Myers
English | Sep 1992 | ISBN: 0873384555 | 155 Pages | EPUB | 6 MB
Two thousand years ago, the lute was imported to China via overland trade routes from Central Asia and was adopted quickly in many of the regions. Ancient court documents describe how generations of talented musicians developed its music. John E. Myers translates one of these documents to introduce to readers of the English language the traditional music and artistic philosophy of the Chinese lute or pipa.