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Opera, Yue

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

Published by Berkshire Publishing Group

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780977015948
Published online August 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190622671
Opera, Yue

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Yue Opera, which originated in Zhejiang Province, is unique among Chinese regional operas. Its actors are primarily female, and its stories and actions center on love and romance. Among China’s regional opera forms, its music is unusually lyrical and sweet.

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Subjects: Social Sciences

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