Encounters: Musical Meetings Between Australia And China by Nicholas NgEncounters: Musical Meetings Between Australia And China by Nicholas Ng

Encounters: Musical Meetings Between Australia And China

EditorNicholas Ng

Paperback | May 30, 2013

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Addressing the themes of: music and history; tradition versus innovation; cultural diversity/intercultural creativity; and music and the related arts; this book focuses on encounters between China and Australia from the earliest imaginings and representations to the latest cultural exchanges. Here, the reader will find of stories of forbidden love, prejudice and deceit, of gestures of harmony and the fulfilment of dreams and wishes. Ethnomusicologists, composers, performers, historians and cultural theorists alike explore the past, present, and future of a long, complex and culturally rich interaction. Their writings, so varied and diverse, celebrate a multiplicity of identities, and present a challenging array of research avenues and perspectives through which to view the Australian-Chinese connection.
Dr Nicholas Ng is a composer/performer and Research Fellow at Queensland Conservatorium. His music may be heard on the radio (ABC), in dance and theatre productions (Australian Choreographic Centre), and as art exhibition installations (Art Gallery of NSW, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art). Nicholas has performed at venue...
Title:Encounters: Musical Meetings Between Australia And ChinaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:210 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.44 inPublished:May 30, 2013Publisher:Australian Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1922117064

ISBN - 13:9781922117069

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