Field Investigation on Eight Tones in Matang Village, Renhua County
- the Eight-tone Band; pattern of manifestation; music characteristics; status quo of inheritance
The Eight-tone Band (also called Matang Drum Band) of Matang village, Renhua county in Shaoguan city, Guangdong province is an active local eight-tone club. It has been providing the villagers with performance for happy occasions and funeral affairs since the 60s except during the Cultural Revolution. Their music can be divided to music for happy occasions and for funeral affairs, the former being joyous and cheerful and the latter sad and low-pitched. But with the development of the society, the Eight-tone Band is also changing.
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TY - CONF AU - Qunying Wang AU - Xiaoyan Chen PY - 2019/08 DA - 2019/08 TI - Field Investigation on Eight Tones in Matang Village, Renhua County BT - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Arts, Design and Contemporary Education (ICADCE 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 97 EP - 100 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125916061 ID - Wang2019/08 ER -