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The Rise of a Local Opera form in east China, up to 1920

Jonathan P. J. Stock

in Huju: Traditional Opera in Modern Shanghai

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262733
eISBN:
9780191734502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262733.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Scholars of Shanghai opera accord their tradition, huju, a history of some two centuries or more, typically describing its rise in terms of a development from local traditions of folk song to ... More


Civilian Music in Washington

Patrick Warfield

in Making the March King: John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037795
eISBN:
9780252095078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037795.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at John Philip Sousa's involvement in Washington's civilian musical life during the 1880s. As the conductor of Washington's most stable ensemble, Sousa suddenly became one of the ... More


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