Chinese Music

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Chinese Music
Author : Jie Jin
File Size : 53,5 Mb
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Language : English
Release Date : 03 March 2011
ISBN : 9780521186919
Pages : 157 pages
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Chinese Music by Jie Jin Book PDF Summary

This accessible, illustrated introduction explores the history of Chinese music, an ancient, diverse and fascinating part of China's cultural heritage.

Chinese Music

This accessible, illustrated introduction explores the history of Chinese music, an ancient, diverse and fascinating part of China's cultural heritage.

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