This course will focus on the historical and cultural background, literary aesthetics, music, and performance of Kunqu, China’s classical opera. After viewing the lecture videos presented by scholars and renowned maestros in the field of Kunqu, students’ understanding and appreciation of Chinese performing arts, classical literature and traditional culture will be enhanced.
The Beauty of Kunqu OperaThe Chinese University of Hong Kong
About this Course
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all corners of the world. CUHK graduates are connected worldwide through an expansive alumni network.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM THE BEAUTY OF KUNQU OPERA
Very nice course. Really interesting introduction to the subject.
Great Course. Went and saw the Jade Hairpin in D.C. the day after I completed this course. It was a nice desert now able to understand and witness what the professor's had described.
Beautiful lectures, especially the demonstrations. The subtitles are well scripted; I'm very thankful for that.
This course had many different instructors from professors of humanities to retired experts of Kunqu performance (I would say treasures who had a wealth of knowledge.
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