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Symbolism and Chinese culture: conceptual and practical resources in the composition of electroacoustic music

Weng, Chih-Hung (2007). Symbolism and Chinese culture: conceptual and practical resources in the composition of electroacoustic music. (Unpublished Doctoral thesis, City University London)

Abstract

This thesis accompanies the five electroacoustic compositions of the Bardo series and presents a discussion of symbolism within contexts of Chinese culture and the electroacoustic medium. The work develops a view of interaction between cultures of East and West, considering issues raised in terms of philosophical research and as a substantial creative resource for composers and listeners.

Publication Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
M Music and Books on Music > MT Musical instruction and study
Departments: Doctoral Theses
School of Arts & Social Sciences > Music
Doctoral Theses > School of Arts and Social Sciences
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/16240
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