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The Beauty of Kunqu Opera

This course will focus on the historical and cultural background, literary aesthetics, music, and performance of Kunqu, China’s classical opera. After viewing the lecture videos presented by scholars and renowned maestros in the field of Kunqu, students’ understanding and appreciation of Chinese performing arts, classical literature and traditional culture will be enhanced.
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Rating 4.8 based on 36 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Starts Feb 25 (in 2 days)
Cost $49
From The Chinese University of Hong Kong via Coursera
Instructors Prof. Wei Hua 華瑋, Prof. Kenneth Hsien-yung Pai 白先勇, Prof. Lindy Li Mark 李林德
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Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities
Tags Arts And Humanities Music And Art

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china and/or classical in one review

Obviously, the specifics of an ancient Chinese opera are not for everyone, but if you are into China and/or Classical Music, there is much to learn here.

kenneth hsien-yung pai in one review

Prof. Kenneth Hsien-yung Pai's articulate lectures really draw you in even if you do not understand the language.

combined together create in one review

At first, I learn this is because my teacher's command, but I have to say, there are so many things that surprised me that I never know that when Modern and Kunqu Opera combined together create that kind of beauty.

deep understaning othe in one review

Very useful course for a deep understaning othe beauty of Absolutely loved this course!

performers which guide in one review

Many of the lectures are given by (former) performers which guide you through a scene or aria, explaining as they go along.

after understanding in one review

After understanding Kunqu, the combination is like a miracle.

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Rating 4.8 based on 36 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Starts Feb 25 (in 2 days)
Cost $49
From The Chinese University of Hong Kong via Coursera
Instructors Prof. Wei Hua 華瑋, Prof. Kenneth Hsien-yung Pai 白先勇, Prof. Lindy Li Mark 李林德
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities
Tags Arts And Humanities Music And Art