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APPENDIX II

Kuo Mao-ch’ien’s Twelve Categories of Yüeh-fu

(from Anthology of Yüeh-fu Poetry)

I WORDS FOR SUBURBAN AND TEMPLE SONGS, CHAPTERS 1–12 (803 pieces)

Chapter 1, Part 1, Han Songs for Suburban Sacrifices

Songs for Suburban Sacrifice, in 19 Parts: We Have Chosen a Timely Day; Lord God Draws Nigh; Greening Yang; Scarlet Brilliance; West White-light; Darkness Obscure; Lo! Holy Creator; The Horse of Heaven

II WORDS FOR BANQUET AND ARCHERY SONGS, CHAPTERS 13–15 (166 pieces)

III WORDS FOR DRUMMING AND BLOWING PIECES, CHAPTERS 16–20 (256 pieces)

Chapter 16, Part 1, 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

IV WORDS FOR HORIZONTAL FLUTE PIECES, CHAPTERS 21–25 (303 pieces)

Chapter 25, Part 5, Liang Pieces for Drumming, Horn, and Horizontal Flute

Words for the Chestnut Roan Horse Song (= At Fifteen I Joined the Army)

V WORDS FOR CONCERTED SONGS, CHAPTERS 26–43 (831 pieces)

Chapter 26, Part 1, Six Concerted Lays

The Harp Lay (appears only in preface to a T’ang lay)

Chapter 26, Part 1, Concerted Pieces, Part 1

South of the River

Chapter 27, Part 2, Concerted Pieces, Part 2

Light in the East; Dew on the Shallot; Artemisia Village

Chapter 28, Part 3, Concerted Pieces, Part 3

Cocks Crow; A Cock Bore Eight or Nine Chicks; East of Flat Mound; Mulberry on the Bank

Chapter 29, Part 4, Lament Pieces (yin and t’an)

Chapter 30, Part 5, Level-mode Pieces, Part 1

A Long Song Ballad, nos. 1, 2, and 3. 208

Chapter 31, Part 6, Level-mode Pieces, Part 2

The Fierce Tiger Ballad (appears only in preface to the Wei Ballad)

Chapter 34, Part 9, Clear-mode Pieces, Part 2

The Yü-chang Ballad; The Ballad Tung Flees!; (The Song Tung Flees! appears in the preface to the previous title); They Met, A Ballad

Chapter 35, Part 10, Clear-mode Pieces, Part 3

In Ch’angan There is A Narrow Lane; Along the Embankment

Chapter 36, Part 11, Zither-mode Pieces, Part 1

How Wonderful! A Ballad

Chapter 37, Part 12, Zither-mode Pieces, Part 2

The Lunghsi Ballad; Walking out of Hsia Gate, A Ballad; The Ballad of Breaking Willow; West Gate Ballad; East Gate Ballad

Chapter 38, Part 13, Zither-mode Pieces, Part 3

Watering Horses at a Long Wall Hole; The Ballad of Shang-liu-t’ien (appears in the preface to a post-Han song); The Ballad of the Ailing Wife; The Ballad of the Orphan Boy

Chapter 39, Part 14, Zither-mode Pieces, Part 4

The Ballad of the Prefect of Goosegate; A Yen Song, The Whenever Ballad; (another) A Yen Song, The Whenever Ballad; A Yen Song, A Ballad; (another) A Yen Song, A Ballad

Chapter 41, Part 16, Ch’u-mode Pieces, Part 1

The White Head Lament; The Lament of Liang-fu

Chapter 43, Part 18, Major Pieces

Song of Melancholy

VI WORDS FOR CH’ING-SHANG PIECES, CHAPTERS 44–51 (733 pieces)

VII SONG TEXTS FOR DANCE PIECES, CHAPTERS 52–56 (180 pieces)

Chapter 54, Part 3, Miscellaneous Dances, Part 2

The King of Huai-nan Ballad

VIII SONG TEXTS FOR CH’IN (LUTE) PIECES, CHAPTERS 57–60 (172 pieces)

IX SONG TEXTS FOR MISCELLANEOUS PIECES, CHAPTERS 61–78 (767 pieces)

Chapter 61, Part 1

The Butterfly

Chapter 62, Part 2

Heartache, A Ballad; The Sad Song Ballad

Chapter 74, Part 14

A Withered Fish; Song of Sighs, The Date-tree

X WORDS FOR MODERN PIECES, CHAPTERS 79–82 (331 pieces)

XI WORDS FOR MISCELLANEOUS DITTIES, CHAPTERS 83–89 (319 pieces)

Chapter 83, Part 1, Song-texts, Part 1

The Song of Cheng-Pai Ditch

Chapter 88, Part 6, Texts of Ditties, Part 2

Well-water Overflows; Swallow, Swallow; Crooked Paths; Straight as a Bowstring; Short Wheat; Crows on City Walls

XII WORDS FOR NEW YÜEH-FU, CHAPTERS 90–100 (429 pieces)

Additional Information

ISBN
9780824880354
MARC Record
OCLC
1053883873
Launched on MUSE
2018-09-19
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
Creative Commons
CC-BY-NC-ND
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