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Exploring the history and charm of the Tang Dynasty, and attempting to discover how, at its height, it became possibly the most prosperous, inter-connected and innovative country in the world, with a rich and influential legacy that survives even to this day.

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Exploring the history and charm of the Tang Dynasty, and attempting to discover how, at its height, it became possibly the most prosperous, inter-connected and innovative country in the world, with a rich and influential legacy that survives even to this day.

    Ep14 Tang Music Turns Inwards

    Ep14 Tang Music Turns Inwards

    How the decline and eventual fall of the Dynasty was reflected in its music.

    • 12 min
    Ep13 Tang Music in Action

    Ep13 Tang Music in Action

    How guiding imperial hands to can influence the development of the arts for generations to come.

    • 12 min
    Ep12 The Tang Musical Extravaganzas

    Ep12 The Tang Musical Extravaganzas

    The changing musical tastes of the Tang Dynasty, which at one point would have put Hollywood musicals to shame.

    • 13 min
    Ep11 Tang Poetry Technique

    Ep11 Tang Poetry Technique

    Understanding the lives of the Tang poets great and small, and learning how life was not always glamorous and successful.

    • 12 min
    Ep10 The Poetry of the Tang

    Ep10 The Poetry of the Tang

    Introducing the poetry of the Tang, and discovering how it evolved over the three hundred year life of the Dynasty.

    • 13 min
    Ep9 The Assimilation of the Hu

    Ep9 The Assimilation of the Hu

    Discovering how the great fusion of peoples during the Tang Dynasty set the scene for modern China’s ethnic and cultural diversity.

    • 12 min

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