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The heritage of Chinese culture and dance. Classical dance : Dunhuang / directors, Ming Chen, Sandra Parks, Jake McNeill ; producers, Ming Chen, Sandra Parks, Stella Xu.

Format:
Video/Projected medium
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Los Angeles, CA : TMW Media Group, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource (12 minutes)
Summary note:
Dunhuang Dance is a form of Chinese dance that draws sources from body movements depicted in artifacts found in Dunhuang Mogao Caves. Located in Gansu Province of China, along the Silk Route, at the crossroads of trade as well as religious, cultural and intellectual influences, the seven hundred and thirty five caves are famous for their statues and fresco paintings, spanning 1,000 year of Buddhist art. Thousand Hand Guan Yin, a representative of Dunhuang Dance featured in this program is a contemporary creation conceived by the renowned Chinese choreographer, ZHANG Jigang, and produced by the China Disabled Performing Art Troupe. In this dance, a group of hearing-impaired dancers effectively utilize their body language to communicate the magic of "thousand hands" and hints at the deep meaning of Buddhism, its luminescence and boundless love.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed November 16, 2016).
Language(s):
In English.
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Other title(s):
  • Dunhuang
  • Dance in video, volume 2.
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