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GE2017-28 蒙古族傳統聲樂:長調與呼麥 Mongolian Traditional Vocal Music (For Public)
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Event Type: Performance Arts (music, dance, drama etc.)
Event Nature: Culture and Arts

Event Details

Mongolian Traditional Vocal Music: Long Song and Throat Harmony

The two distinguished styles in the Mongolian traditional art of singing, Long Song (長調) and Throat Harmony (呼麥), are included on UNESCO’s register of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Long Song is known for the long duration of each syllable of the lyrics, while Throat Harmony refers to the unique technique whereby a single performer produces a harmony of multiple parts, including a bass sound made in the throat. In this event, Mongolian artists will perform a number of excerpts and the characteristics of the singing styles will be introduced.

Date: 2/11 (Thu)
Time: 19:00 – 20:30
Venue: College Hall, Jockey Club Student Village III, Lung Wah Street, Kennedy Town
Language: Putonghua and Ordos Mongolian

Speaker: Dr. Wei Linlin 魏琳琳博士
Performing Group: 鄂爾多斯民族歌舞劇院 (Performers from Ordos)

Co-organiser: Chi Sun College, HKU

Date/Time02/11/2017 19:00-20:30
VenueCollege Hall, Jockey Club Student Village III, Lung Wah Street, Kennedy Town
LanguagePutonghua

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 13/09/2017 10:00(HKT) to 01/11/2017 12:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis.

* Registration is now closed.

Contact Information

For further information, please visit:
http://gened.hku.hk/programme/detail?id=460

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact General Education Unit by email at gened@hku.hk