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Digital Object Title Music rehearsal for Orphan of Zhao, 15 February 2000
Component Associated Performing Art Xiqu
Component Music rehearsal
Production 2000Feb15, Geylang, Xin Ronghexing Chaojuntuan, Orphan of Zhao, The
Piece Orphan of Zhao, The
Date Object Created Unknown
Component Notes Pictured: musicians backstage with string instruments. In some performances of traditional Chinese opera ('Xiqu') the musicians sit on either side of the stage, depending on what kind of instrument they play. The two sides are sometimes refered to as the 'wen' (letter) side, and the 'wu' (military) side. String instruments belong to the former, while the drums and gongs belong to the latter.
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Credit Line Courtesy of Karen Brazell; all rights reserved.
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