Exploring ritual music from the Temple of Attained Wisdom

Monday 23 April 2018, 13.30-14.30
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
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Ahead of a special performance in the Museum’s Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia, Curator Jessica Harrison-Hall and independent scholar Stephen Jones join monks from the Zhi Hua temple (‘Temple of Wisdom Attained’) in Beijing to discuss the history and meaning of their religious instrumental and vocal music, which has accompanied Buddhist and Daoist rituals throughout northern China for centuries.

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Exploring ritual music from the Temple of Attained Wisdom

Monday 23 April 2018

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