China and the West: Music, Representation, and Reception by Michael Saffle
English | Mar. 1, 2017 | ISBN: 0472130315 | 346 Pages | PDF | 6 MB
Western music reached China nearly four centuries ago, with the arrival of Christian missionaries, yet only within the last century has Chinese music absorbed its influence. As China and the West demonstrates, the emergence of “Westernized” music from China—concurrent with the technological advances that have made global culture widely accessible—has not established a prominent presence in the West.