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Attempts to present China or Chinese culture as a monolith are sadly off the mark. There are Chinese-speaking communities all over the world. Some identify closely with a Chinese ‘motherland’, some like to stress that they are Taiwanese or Hong Kongese rather than Chinese...



Chinese music is the music of ALL these groups...



Explore the Chinese music timeline on this website and learn more about the history and theory of music in China, about Chinese musical genres or instruments...




• Chinese music timeline   [-> 28]

• Musical genres  [-> 29] or instruments   [-> 30]

• Music theory  [-> 31]

• Music scores   [-> 32]

• What to read on Chinese music? [-> 33]


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