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HujuTraditional Opera in Modern Shanghai$
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Jonathan P. J. Stock

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780197262733

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197262733.001.0001

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Place and Music: Local Opera in Shanghai, 1912–49

Place and Music: Local Opera in Shanghai, 1912–49

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(p.97) 3 Place and Music: Local Opera in Shanghai, 1912–49
Source:
Huju
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Jonathan P. J. Stock

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197262733.003.0004

This chapter develops the historical consideration of Shanghai opera begun in Chapter 1, looking now at huju in mid-20th-century Shanghai. Other than the appearance of female performers, in the period from approximately 1920 to 1949, there was an expansion of troupes with a concomitant increase in specialization; the rise of new performance venues and media, most obviously recorded sound and radio broadcasting; the influence of other artistic forms, such as the spoken drama and film; and changing modes of musical learning. Distinctive schools of performance were created, several of which remain significant in terms of musical style today. Discussion of these factors is enclosed within an examination of musical place.

Keywords:   Shanghai opera, Chinese opera, troupes, recorded sound, radio broadcasting, musical learning, drama, film, musical place

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