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China Opera–Yangzhou opera Audiobook (Free)

  • Omc
  • Findaway Voices
  • 2020-02-01


Yangzhou opera, a local traditional drama in Yangzhou City, Jiangsu Province, is among the national intangible cultural heritages. Yangzhou opera, previously known as ‘Weiyang opera’, is well-known in Yangzhou, Zhenjiang, Anhui, Nanjing and Shanghai. It is based on Yangzhou folk music and dance theatre Huagu opera and Xianghuo opera performed with the wizard during the folk God incentive competition in Northern Jiangsu. It absorbs Yangzhou Qingqu and regional folk tune ditty and lastly takes shape.

Yangzhou opera has a longer history and affluent heritage. It is not only a significant element of Yangzhou traditional lifestyle, but also has a special position in the advancement history of Chinese language local opera. There are many musical signals in Yangzhou opera, including Sheng, Dan, Jing, ugliness, etc. They connect importance towards the functionality of ugliness and Dan, forming a basic comedy style.