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Published Wednesday, July 18, 18 | By adminWeb

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Published Wednesday, July 18, 18 | By adminWeb

contributed by Ronna Fleischman 

Chinese music may seem odd to those who are not familiar with it. Chinese music uses a five-tone scale rather than the eight-tone scale of Western music.  According to Chinese theory, the tones are connected to a myriad of cosmological concepts, as well as the inner workings of man. They correspond to the five elements of metal, wood, water, fire and earth, of which the Chinese believe everything in the universe, including the human body and even sound, is composed. Ancient Chinese music varied depending on time period, region, and individual. Each imperial court had its own specialty. Each dynasty focused on different aspects of music. And within each dynasty, different regions and localities had their own style.  Read More 

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Published Wednesday, July 18, 18 | By adminWeb

contributed by Ronna Fleischman

Since 1949 the cinema of mainland China has operated under restrictions imposed by the Communist party and its Publicity Department. Any film produced in China receives close government scrutiny at each step of production, and must be approved by the censors from start to completion Films that have political overtones can be censored or banned. China also restricts the showing of foreign-made films in Chinese cinemas to 34 each year. Currently, the majority of Chinese produced movies are made in Mandarin. They are often dubbed into Cantonese when exported for theatrical runs.  Chinese cinema is the third largest film industry in terms of the number of feature films produced annually. In 2011, it produced 791 films.  China also has the third largest box office returns in the world. . Receipts hit a record $1.5 billion last year, according to the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television. Read More 

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