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APPENDIX I

Shen Yüeh’s Four Categories of Melodic Pieces

(from History of the Southern Sung, ‘Treatise on Music’)

I SUBURBAN AND TEMPLE SONGS, AND FORMAL
BANQUET PIECES, CHAPTER 20

II CONCERTED (PIECES), HSIANG-HO, CHAPTER 21
South of the River; Light in the East; Cocks Crow; A Crow Bore Eight or Nine Chicks; East of Flat Mound

CH’ING-SHANG SONGS IN THREE MODES

Level-mode

Clear-mode

The Ballad Tung Peach (Flees!); Along the Embankment (long version, attrib. Ts’ao Ts’ao)

Zither-mode

How Wonderful! A Ballad

MAJOR PIECES

East Gate Ballad (long version); A Yen Song, The Lo-fu Ballad (Mulberry on the Bank); West Gate Ballad (long version); The Ballad of Breaking Willow; A Yen Song, Whenever (also called The Flying Swans Ballad, long version); A Yen Song, The Whenever Ballad; Ballad, Song of Melancholy; The Ballad of the Prefect of Goosegate; The White Head Lament (long version)

CH’U-MODE

III BALLADS FOR CAVALRY DRUM DANCES, CHAPTER 22

SONGS FOR DANCES TO THE CLAPPERBELL

SONGS FOR THE SWEEPING DANCE

The King of Huai-nan Piece (p’ien)

SONGS FOR CUP AND TRAY DANCES

SONGS FOR THE HEADCLOTH DANCE

SONGS FOR THE WHITE HEMP DANCE

SONG TEXTS FOR DANCES TO SONGS OF THE LIU-SUNG REIGN PERIOD AD 465–472

MAJOR ODES FOR WHITE HEMP PIECES (P’ien)

IV HAN DRUMMING AND BLOWING SONGS FOR THE NAO-BELL, CHAPTER 22

18 Han Songs for the Nao-bell

Vermilion Ibis; We Fought South of the City Wall; Mount Wu is High; Up the Mound; The One I Love; Young Pheasant Fancy-plume; Almighty on High!; I Lean from the High Terrace

DRUMMING AND BLOWING PIECES

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ISBN
9780824880354
MARC Record
OCLC
1053883873
Launched on MUSE
2018-09-19
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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