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Chinese Culture: Chinese Dance / Chinese Nuo Dance / Chinese Yangge Dance

中国文化系列:舞蹈 / 傩舞 / 秧歌

Order No. D3004
ISBN: 7885184420
EAN: 6937475383205
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 89 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Guangzhou Audio & Video Publication
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $14.95

This DVD program demonstrates the development and the characteristics of Chinese classical dances and Chinese folk dances, from which you will read a Chinese history of dances in rhythmic body language over thousands of years described.

It also introduces the show of Chinese Nuo Dance, a kind of dance in ancient sacrifice ceremony. It is a combined art of classical dance and colored pattern woodcarving and is credited to be a living fossil of dance.

The origin of Chinese Yangge Dance, its from of performances, its different characteristics in the south and the north are introduced in the DVD as well. Yangge Dance is an old national dance which was originally called the song of the sun, which is sung in the ceremony of sacrifice to Sun God. The Yangge Dance spreads a wide range of region.

Instruction: The following introduction is in Chinese. If your computer doesn’t show Chinese characters, please right click your mouse, select Encoding and then select Chinese Simplified to read in Chinese.




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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 13 March, 2007.

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