Resources on Chinese Music

Discographies that will be maintained here:

Chinese traditional music on 78 rpm
Chinese popular music on 78 rpm
Chinese classical music on 78 rpm
Chinese operas on 78 rpm

Chinese music by label on 78 rpm . First the Shengli-catalogue, (i.e.Victor)
Samples of Chinese 78-labels

Bibliographies & other Resources that will be maintained here:

On Chinese Music (both popular and traditional)

On certain artists (to begin with concentrating on Yan Jupeng and some other early Jingju-artists)

Some Publishers and Dealers relevant to:

Chinese Music

The texts by Lars Fredriksson are all written for the internet and are copyright.(These are stil under preparation LF/97 05 01)

The Early Commercial recordings in China (Instrumental & ensemble music) (in preparation)

If you have any relevant material that you feel has its place here please send it to me and I will try to include it. I can OCR material if I find them worthwhile additions to these pages

Some of the other web-pages pertaining to chinese music or just slightly related that also are maintained here:

Articles :

The Engineers
- Early Gramophone Company recordings abroad
- Ethnic Recording Field Trips Vintage Jazz Mart No. 94, 1994
Special Agents
- The role of local agents in early recording Vintage Jazz Mart No. 96 , 1994.

The Odeon Story Musical Traditions No. 14
[not yet prepared]

Articles with in front of them are either not made available yet or if the link is functional they may not be finally formatted and are likely to get a facelift in the days to follow.I have also corrected some obvious misstakes without any special indication, but any text in the articles that appear in red indicates that I have some doubt as to the correctness of that passage, and pink are amendations by me, the addenda almost exclusively appears at the end of the articles, in the section of suggested further readings or listening recommendations.