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Author Falkenhausen, Lothar von.

Title Suspended music : chime-bells in the culture of Bronze Age China / Lothar von Falkenhausen.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.

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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 481 pages) : illustrations
Note Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Harvard University, 1988.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-462) and index.
Contents Bells in a bronze Age Culture -- Shape and Acoustic Properties of Chinese Musical Bells -- Origins and Early Development -- Perfection and Decline -- Playing the Bells -- The Tone Measurements and Their Interpretation -- Musical Theory through Zeng Inxscriptions -- Music Suspended: Tone Theory and Its Political Ramifications.
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Subject Bells -- China.
Bronze age -- China.
China -- Antiquities.
China -- Antiquities.
Indexed Term Bells History
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Other Form: Print version: Falkenhausen, Lothar von. Suspended music. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993 0520073789 (DLC) 91034554 (OCoLC)24502775
ISBN 9780520911079 (electronic bk.)
0520911075 (electronic bk.)
0585108455 (electronic bk.)
9780585108452 (electronic bk.)