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CLIP 6767

Teaching and learning the guzheng or Chinese zither

Teaching and learning the guzheng or Chinese zither
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Key Info
  • Teaching and learning the guzheng or Chinese zither
  • Duration: 1:24
  • The Chinese musician Winnie Wong discusses the traditional aural and visual approaches to learning the guzheng or Chinese zither, a traditional instrument. In the past a lot of music was taught aurally and visually with simplified forms of notation. Winnie Wong explains how teachers demonstrate a phrase and the student copies, repeating until the music is mastered. A simplified form of notation is used.
  • Subject:

    Music

       Topic:

    India To Indonesia

  • Keywords: zither, world music, China, teaching and learning, pedagogy, notation, aural, Travels With Music
Ideas for use in class
  • A discussion about the place of notation in music education.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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