Asian music information

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Chinese Music. Search this site. History of Chinese Music. China is a vast, powerful country located in East Asia.

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History of Chinese Music - Chinese Music

Music can be an enticing gateway to other cultures, and because music is more than just sound, it can lead to learning about the people who produce the music. Music—the sound—is a scientific phenomenon that can be measured, documented, and replicated. Music—the phenomenon—has meaning it acquires through the culture that produces it, and to understand music—from our own or from a foreign culture—it is vital to learn about music the phenomenon. When we learn about music the phenomenon we learn about history, geography, values, environment, government, and other aspects of culture, and thus it is a legitimate and serious way to approach the study of culture and history. The fact that an example conflicts with our learned perceptions about music can cause us to remember with great clarity and accuracy the musical and nonmusical reasons—cultural and historical—that contributed to the emergence of the music from the different culture. When we listen to familiar music, we subconsciously use listening strategies from our own learned culture to understand that music.

Chinese Music

China has a long and influential musical tradition. Over the centuries, musicians developed various styles of music and invented or adopted many types of instruments. Confucius is said to have lived about 2, or so years ago. He is credited for setting the tone for much traditional Chinese music for thousands of years. He is thought that he was a prominent music teacher and a talented musician who was able to play several instruments expertly.
Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado. What culture is that from? That's called the Oriental riff. It's a stereotypical Asian-sounding melody actually composed by Western musicians in who needed something that sounded 'oriental' and exotic for a theater production. The point is, we all know that the music of East Asia , the region including China, Japan, and the Koreas, is different than what we are used to in the West.