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4 videodiscs (ca. 540 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([64] p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm)
  • Disc. 1. Qing chun ben "Mu dan ting" shang ben Part l
  • disc. 2. Qing chun ben "Mu dan ting" zhong ben Part ll
  • disc. 3. Qing chun ban "Mu dan ting" xia ben Part lll
  • disc. 4. Qing chun ben "Mu dan ting" mu hou hua xuu = Behind the scenes.
  • Disc. 1. 青春版《牡丹亭》上本 Part l
  • disc. 2. 青春版《牡丹亭》中本 Part ll
  • disc. 3. 青春版《牡丹亭》下本 Part lll
  • disc. 4. 青春版《牡丹亭》幕後花絮 = Behind the scenes.
Tang Xianzu's "The Peony Pavilion" from the Ming dynasty is an epitome of Chinese opera. It tells the mystical story of Du Liniang dying for her love, and of her coming back to life. it is a song in praise of love and life, touching the hearts of every young generation for four hundred years. It is a show that can never be taken off stage. professor Kenneth Pai gave new life to this romantic story. He called for artistic talents from China's mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, scripted the Young Lovers' Edition, and produced a brand new show. Yong performers, in the same age as the story's main characters, play the leading roles. The original 55 scenes are condensed to 27; while the essence and the entirety of the original opera are preserved, modern stagecraft and techniques as well as artistic elements are added. Includes new features attract a new generation of audience and introduce them to the experience of Chinese cultural art forms.
Media & Microtext Center, Music Library
CHINA-117-01, CHINA-117-01, HUMCORE-21-01, HUMCORE-21-01, JAPAN-117-01, JAPAN-117-01, KOREA-117-01, KOREA-117-01