Tag: Musical Instruments

Learning to Play the 小鼓 (kotsuzumi) with a Noh Musician

An experience of playing two centuries-old 小鼓 (kotsuzumi), shoulder drums used in Noh, make Gerard Davis reflect on silences and music in museum collections.

Gerard Davis

7 November 2023

Preserving and Revitalising 昆曲 (Kunqu Opera) on the World Stage

Kunqu Opera, one of the oldest forms of Chinese opera, was at one point threatened with extinction. Explore stories of its revival through several collections-based projects at MAA.

Zilan Wang

21 February 2023

More than Music: Collecting Kun Opera

Explore collections of Chinese musical instruments which began arriving in Cambridge in 1902, and have since been a part of several digital exhibition, and outreach projects.

Mark Elliott

25 January 2023

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