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Series I: Manuscripts
BOX FOLDER 1 Finding Aid.
15 pages.
BOX FOLDER 2 Four Masters of Chinese Storytelling: Full-Length Repertoires of Yangzhou Storytelling on Video.
Edited by Vibeke Børdahl, Fei Li, and Huang Ying. (Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, 2004). This book provides a detailed log of the content on each VCD, biographical information about each of the four masters, and descriptive articles about Chinese storytelling in Yangzhou. 408 pages.
Series II: Moving Images
To play a VCD with Windows Media Player, insert the VCD in the CD or DVD tray of your computer. Open the Windows Media Player, click on "File" and then "Open." A dialog box will appear, listing the MPEGAV folder. Under "Files of Type," select "Any File." A .dat file should appear in the dialog box. Double click on the .dat file, and the video will launch in the Windows Media Player view window.
BOX 2 MV001 - MV100
Dai Buzhang performing Journey to the West in one hundred days of storytelling. Recorded April 8, 2003 - October 24, 2003.
MV101 - MV150
Fei Li (Fei Zhengliang) performing the First Part of Three Kingdoms in fifty days of storytelling. Recorded April 8, 2003 - June 8, 2003.
MV151 - MV172
Gao Zaihua performing the Central Part of Three Kingdoms in one hundred days of storytelling. Recorded April 5, 2002 - December 5, 2002.
BOX 3 MV173 - MV260
Gao Zaihua continues performing the Central Part of Three Kingdoms in one hundred days of storytelling. Recorded April 5, 2002 - December 5, 2002.
MV261 - MV342
Ren Jitang (Ren Dekun) performing the Wu Song Saga from Water Margin in eighty-eight days of storytelling. Recorded April 5, 2002 - November 15, 2002.
BOX 4 MV343 - MV348
Ren Jitang (Ren Dekun) continues performing the Wu Song Saga from Water Margin in eighty-eight days of storytelling. Recorded April 5, 2002 - November 15, 2002.
MV349 - MV360
Ren Jitang (Ren Dekun) performing Emperor Qian Long Goes South in twelve days of storytelling. Recorded November 16, 2002 - December 3, 2002.
MV361
The video compact disc that was included with the book, Four Masters of Chinese Storytelling: Full-Length Repertoires of Yangzhou Storytelling on Video, contains selections from each of the four masters on the first day of recording.

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