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  • 1. CHINESE MUSIC
  • 2. Chinese music is asold as Chinesecivilization. Itsdevelopmentstarted way backduring theSHANG Dynasty
  • 3. During the HAN Dynasty- the imperial court set up the music department to initiate the collecting and editing of the ancient melodiesMost Chinese folk songs were constructed in repetitive formal approach.
  • 4. CONFUCIUS- famous Chinese philosopher who believed that music in its highest form can be used to calm the human passion and lust.- Means to purify ones thought.
  • 5. FOUR STAGES OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHINESE PERIODFORMATIVE PERIOD- music was used in folk festival that are meant to give honor to the ancestors.
  • 6. Clay ocarinas andstone chimes weresome of theinstruments usedto accompanythese celebrations
  • 7. INTERNATIONAL PERIOD- there was an overflow of musical ideas brought about by the Western contacts and Asian trade. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTSTrumpets, oboes, lutes and drums
  • 8. NATIONALPERIOD- musicalactivities were nolonger confined tothe enjoyment ofthe aristocrats.
  • 9. WORLD MUSICPERIOD- a new kind of music was born from the tradition of Western instruments and forms.
  • 10. PENTATONIC SCALE- five tone scale ( Chinese traditional music)• gong (宫, gōng) // The first note in the Chinese pentatonic scale.• shang (商, shāng) // The second note...• jue (角, jué​) // The third note...• zhi (徵, zhǐ​) // The fourth note...• yu (羽, yǔ​) // The fifth note...
  • 11. HEPTATONICSCALE- seventone scale usedin NorthernChinese folkmusic.
  • 12. LU- twelve pitch scale in which Chinese composition are writtenTIAO- a 60 pentatonic and 84 heptatonic modesIDEOGRAMS- or symbols were used to notate the Chinese notation
  • 13. ChineseMusicalInstruments
  • 14. AEROPHONES
  • 15. HSIAO- anendblownflute madefrom aSmooth bamboo.
  • 16. TI- a transverse bamboo flutetipped with ivory or bone at the end
  • 17. SHENG- amouthorganwith 17pipes
  • 18. CHORDOPHONES
  • 19. CH’IN - a seven stringedzither
  • 20. P’IPA - a four stringedloquatshapedlute
  • 21. ZHENG- a long zither with 13-23 strings
  • 22. YUEH-CH’IN – a four stringed moonshaped luteused to accompany in Peking Operas
  • 23. ERH- HU – a two stringedfiddle played with a bowstring
  • 24. SAN-HSIEN - a three stringed banjo
  • 25. IDIOPHONES
  • 26. YUN-LO - hanging flat gongs
  • 27. Mu Yu - is ahammered woodblock instrument
  • 28. PA- cymbals