The Arts

Australia, 1990

Film
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Episode number 8 of Series “Dragon’s tongue”.
This program looks at the Peking Opera genre of juggling and acrobatics. Vocabulary in this section is concerned with questions such as “Do you perform often?’ and “Is Peking Opera difficult to learn?” Other sections include a look at jade, the “Yang qin” ( a Chinese musical instrument), three short dramatisations and a calligraphy section on the character for skill and its derivatives. Presented by Colin MacKerras.

Credits

producer/director

Maija Rove

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Appears in

Dragon's tongue

Group of items

Dragon's tongue

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38531

Language

English

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Chinese characters

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Chinese language

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Chinese language - Writing

Music & Performing Arts → Operas, Chinese

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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