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Hong Kong Cantopop

A Concise History

Hong Kong Cantopop( )
Author: Chu, Yiu-Wai
ISBN:978-988-8390-58-8
Publication Date:Jan 2017
Publisher:Hong Kong University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Cantopop was once the leading pop genre of pan-Chinese popular music around the world. In this pioneering study of Cantopop in English, Yiu-Wai Chu shows how the rise of Cantopop is related to the emergence of a Hong Kong identity and consciousness. Chu charts the fortune of this important genre of twentieth-century Chinese music from its humble, lower-class origins in the 1950s to its rise to a multimillion-dollar business in the mid-1990s. As the voice of Hong Kong, Cantopop has...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Pop Vocal
Music / Ethnic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.836 Pounds



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