28 min

Programme 83: Chinese Opera The Big Idea

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Opera in China has a history of many centuries, and many different forms. Some 350 different kinds of musical drama were identified in a survey in the 1950s. With its colourful costumes and make-up, its stylized and sometimes acrobatic movement, Chines...

Opera in China has a history of many centuries, and many different forms. Some 350 different kinds of musical drama were identified in a survey in the 1950s. With its colourful costumes and make-up, its stylized and sometimes acrobatic movement, Chines...

28 min

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