1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Oral tradition--China--Yangzhou Shi.

  1. Four masters of Chinese storytelling video collection : full-length repertoires of Yangzhou storytelling on video, 2001-2004

    3.3 linear feet (4 boxes) containing 1 monograph with 408 pages and 361 video compact discs (VCDs).. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The entire repertories of four master storytellers, Dai Buzhang, Fei Zhengliang (Fei Li), Gao Zaihua, and Ren Jitang (Ren Dekun) were recorded on video for the project "Large-scale Registration of Chinese Storytelling" from 2001 to 2003 in Yangzhou. In addition, a medium-length repertoire was told by Ren Dekun. Project co-leaders were Fei Li and Vibeke Børdahl, project assistant, co-editor and translator was Huang Ying, Yangzhou University; photographers were Li Xin and Chen Wei, Yangzhou. Yangzhou storytelling (Yangzhou pinghua) is oral narrative, primarily in Yangzhou dialect, performed with gestures and learned through apprenticeship with a professional master storyteller.

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