Standards of the Guqin 4 review.pdf

Charles Tsua
2019 Figshare  
This review was prepared for submission to the Ethnomusicology Forum journal in April 2011 but was never submitted as due to unforeseen circumstances.The review is about an important contribution to the pedagogy of the guqin (Chinese seven-stringed zither) outside of China in that it is the first and, until recently, only comprehensive teaching manual in English. Since it was first published, there have been four editions and many in the English speaking world has used it as their first foray
more » ... their first foray into the study of the guqin. I will also reflect on subsequent developments during this review of this book. The review was submitted to EF in 2018 but rejected as it was mainly unsolicited and also because it was published before on my blog.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7429526.v2 fatcat:bqptwpc6zfak3a4zy2lawy7koi