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Focussing on tune traditions, those essays discover the coverage, ideology and perform of maintenance and merchandising of East Asian intangible cultural historical past. For the 1st time, Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan - states that have been among the 1st to set up laws and platforms for indigenous traditions - are thought of jointly. Calls to maintain the intangible background have lately turn into louder, no longer least with expanding UNESCO recognition. The valuable to maintain is, in the course of the quarter, forged to be able to counter the perceived lack of cultural range brought on by globalization, modernization, urbanization and the unfold of the mass media. 4 chapters - one every one on China, Korea, Taiwan and Japan - contain a foundational evaluate of maintenance coverage and perform of musical intangible cultural history on the nation point. those chapters are complemented via a collection of chapters that discover how the perform of coverage has impacted on particular musics, from Confucian ritual via Kam giant tune to the Okinawan sanshin. each one bankruptcy is predicated on wealthy ethnographic info accumulated via prolonged fieldwork. The crew of foreign participants provide either insider and outsider views as they either account for, and critique, coverage, ideology and perform in East Asian tune as intangible cultural background.

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