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Singing the VillageMusic, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang$
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Rachel Harris

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780197262979

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.001.0001

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Sibe Music

Sibe Music

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(p.48) 2 Sibe Music
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Singing the Village
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Rachel Harris

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0003

This chapter examines the styles of song, instrumental music, and opera of the Sibe people in demonstrate aspects of change and continuity in Sibe music during their 240-year residence in Xinjiang, China. It aims to show that contrary to the conclusions of Chinese and Sibe musicologists, Sibe music in Xinjiang has undergone a great degree of change and innovation, and has been substantially influenced by other musical styles in the region. The chapter discusses existing accounts of Sibe music and comments on the approaches and agendas that underlie them.

Keywords:   Sibe music, song, instrumental music, opera, Xinjiang, China, musical styles, musical influence

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