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At our archive in Leiden (The Netherlands) Frank Kouwenhoven and his colleagues are at your disposal to answer queries about Chinese music. CHIME is a non-profit independent platform for research and promotion, ruled by a board of experts. Chime takes an open approach to musical culture. Our name and logo refer to Chinese traditional music and to a spirit of harmony.


Consult our online journal and extensive online bibliography, join our annual meetings, contribute to our online discussion platform, or simply consult our site to find out more about Chinese music. Free of any charges.


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