Chinese classical music
Chinese music refers to the music of the Chinese people, which may be the music of the Han Chinese as well as other ethnic minorities within mainland China. It also includes those music produced by p...
Pipa: “White Snow in Spring” performed by Wu Man
Recognized as the world’s premier pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music, Grammy Award-nominated musician Wu Man performs “White Snow in Sprin...
Chinese opera
white snake girl.
Piano Concerto (Tan Dun)
The Banquet - Tan Dun and Lang Lang recording session.
Yellow River Piano Concerto
Lang Lang- Yellow River Concerto part 1 1 Song of the Yellow river boatmen 2ode to the yellow river.
Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto
Performed by violinist Lu Si-qing and Philharmonic Wien at the Golden Hall of Vienna. Chinese musician Lu Si-qing (呂思清) play on a Stradivarius violin ( Henry...
Traditional Chinese musical instruments
This is an introduction to and list of traditional instruments.
Chinese musical instruments were traditionally classified into 8 categories known as bayin (八音). The eight categories are: silk, ba...
Chinese opera
Chinese opera (simplified Chinese: 戏曲; traditional Chinese: 戲曲; pinyin: xìqǔ; Jyutping: hei3kuk1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: hì-khek) is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with ...
Music of Tibet
The music of Tibet reflects the cultural heritage of the trans-Himalayan region, centered in Tibet but also known wherever ethnic Tibetan groups are found in Nepal, Bhutan, India and further abroad. F...
Music of southern China
The music of the southern China has many features that are distinct from the rest of the country. For instance, many folk songs only use three notes. The region is home to significant populations of e...
Music of Yunnan
The music of Yunnan, a province in southwestern China, includes the tradition music of many ethnic groups, including the Miao, Hani and Nakhi (Naxi), the last being the most numerous in the area.The l...
Music of Sichuan
Sichuan is a province of China which has a long history of both folk and classical music. Sichuan opera is an ancient tradition that is well-known across China, while the folk-based Sichuan lantern d...
Music of Northeast China
The music of Northeast China is influenced by the folk traditions of the Manchu and other ethnic groups in the region. There is a great variety of music in the region, with the most well known throug...
Music of Xinjiang
There is much variation in the music of Xinjiang, including unique regional differences in Ili, Kashgar, Hotan and Aksu Prefecture. The southern area includes the simple songs of Hotan, the dance-ori...
C-pop
C-pop is an abbreviation for Chinese popular music (simplified Chinese: 中文流行音乐; traditional Chinese: 中文流行音樂; pinyin: zhōngwén liúxíng yīnyuè; Jyutping: zung1man4 lau4hang4 jam1ngok6),...
Cantopop
Cantopop (traditional Chinese: 粵語流行音樂; simplified Chinese: 粤语流行音乐) is a contraction of "Cantonese popular music". It is sometimes referred to as HK-pop, short for "Hong Kong popular music". T...
Mandopop
Mandopop (simplified Chinese: 华语流行音乐; traditional Chinese: 華語流行音樂; pinyin: Huáyǔ liúxíng yīnyuè; Jyutping: Waa4jyu5 lau4hang4 jam1ngok6), or Mandapop, is a colloquial abbreviation for ...
Chinese rock
Chinese rock (Chinese: 中国摇滚; pinyin: Zhōngguó yáogǔn; also simplified Chinese: 中国摇滚音乐; traditional Chinese: 中國搖滾音樂; pinyin: Zhōngguó yáogǔn yīnyuè, lit. "Chinese rock and roll musi...
Guoyue
Guoyue (國樂; literally "national music"), in its broadest sense, is any music composed for Chinese musical instruments. It is also referred to variously as minyue (民乐), huayue (華樂) and zhongyue (中樂). ...
Huju
Huju (simplified Chinese: 沪剧; traditional Chinese: 滬劇; pinyin: Hùjù), or "Shanghai opera" is a variety of Chinese opera from Shanghai. It is typically sung in the Shanghainese dialect.It i...
Piano Concerto (Tan Dun)
Piano Concerto "The Fire" is the first piano concerto by Chinese composer Tan Dun. It was commissioned by Lorin Maazel, New York Philharmonic's music director. Its premiere was given in 9 April 2008, ...
Yellow River Piano Concerto
The Yellow River Piano Concerto (simplified Chinese: 黄河协奏曲; traditional Chinese: 黃河協奏曲; pinyin: Huáng Hé xiézòuqǔ) is a piano concerto arranged by a collaboration between musicians includi...
Luju
Luju (廬劇; pinyin: Lújù; formerly known as 倒七戲) is a variety of Chinese opera from the east-central province of Anhui, China.
The White Haired Girl
The White-Haired Girl (Chinese: 白毛女; pinyin: Bái Máo Nǚ) is a Chinese opera, ballet, (later adapted to Beijing Opera and a film) by Yan Jinxuan to a Chinese libretto. The first opera performa...
Chen Shi-Zheng
Chen Shi-Zheng (Chinese: 陳士爭; born 1963 in Changsha, Hunan, China) is a New York-based theater director.Having earned a BA from the Hunan Art School in Traditional Opera, he received his MA from t...
Wuju
Wuju (无极) is a form of Chinese opera from Jinhua, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, China. It is also performed in Lishui, Linhai, Jiande, Chun'an, Zhejiang, as well as in northeastern Jiangxi pro...
Tongzi Opera
Tongzi Opera (童子戏or僮子戏,pinyin:Tongzixi)is a local civil sacrificial opera in the rural areas in Nantong whose history can be date back to the pre-Qin period. It came from the Shangtongzi(上僮子,pinyin:Sh...
Bak Sheut-sin
Bak Sheut-sin (born 1 April 1926 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China), also known as Bai Xuexian, is a famous former Chinese opera actress in China and Hong Kong.
Bak is notable for pairing up with fel...
Dan (Chinese opera)
Dan (Chinese: 旦; Wade–Giles: tan), is the general name for female roles in Chinese opera, often referring to leading roles. There are a few different kinds of dan in Chinese opera. The commonl...