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Martial-Acrobatic Arts in Peking Opera - With a Brief Analysis of Fighting Movement

By Haishing Yao, Ph.D.




Martial-Acrobatic Arts in Peking Opera - With a Brief Analysis of Fighting Movement

Fighting movement is perhaps the most fascinating element of Peking Opera performance. This article explores the significance of these arts and the different layers of meaning they represent in Peking Opera. The intense training for performing the martial-arobatic arts are discussed in detail and selected movements demonstrated.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 10 No. 1 (2001): 18 pages.


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