An Analysis and Appreciation of Chinese
Opera, Classic Songs
(CI at KU, July 12th, 2008)
Teachers from Confucius Institute hosted an Analysis
and Appreciationi of Chinese Opera, Classic songs with the presence
of more than 40 persons including teachers and students from Confucius
Institute, International Language College, Chinese lovers like
a Japanese girl and Korean boy, and even Chinese travellers and
Mr. Shang Liwei introduced briefly the Chinese
Opera and the characters in it, then Mrs. Zhang and a Volunteer
Chinese teacher sang Beijing Opera Transfer of Susan from a Prison
in HongTong County,regional operas like Lady Son-in-Law of the
Emperorin Anhui Province and Hua Mulang in HeNan Pronvince, while
listening to folk songs like The Scenery of Dali in March,and
music by traditional Musical instruments.
The students showed great interest in opera and
especially of the opera faces that we made up on the spot, which
made the atomsphere quite enthusiastic.
With the introduction and appreciation Chinese
opera and folk songs, students know more about Chinese culture
and language, which enhanced their passion for learning Chinese.
An Analysis and Appreciation of Chinese Poems will be held in
the following Saturday.