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Wayang Wayang: Cantonese Opera 'Romance Of The Purple Hairpin' Zi Chai Ji
- National Arts Council Fonds
- Passion 99.5 Series
- 10 inch Open Reel Audiotape
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This recording is of a programme on traditional Asian arts called Wayang Wayang, and this episode features the Cantonese Opera titled 'Romance of the Purple Hairpin (Zi Cai Ji)'. The guest, Ms Joanna Wong is an artistic director of Chinese Theatre Circle. Her explanations include: origins, theme songs, storyline, characters, stylistic elements, type of language and dialect used, components of the opera, movements and symbolism, different styles of opera between Hong Kong and mainland China, and length of an opera.