On Textual Research of the Historical Adaptation of Tune of Long Chuan
ZHAO Juan & YU Kai-ji
Abstract: There were the disputes on the adaptation history of Tune of Longchuan (dragon boat), a folk song in Lichuan area of Hubei province in recent years. In order to clarify the creative process and contextof this excellent folk music, to restore the historical truth, through the research method of interviews and checking up the first-hand historicalmaterials, the authors organized, compared, analyzed, and textual researched the different views and sayings, arrived at a more fair and objective conclusions. The authors considered that we should strengthen the support and protection of intellectual property of the origin place of folk songs, and meanwhile, it had to be based on historical facts, to pay full respect andprotect the creative work and copyright by folk song adaptors.
Key Words: Hubei folk song, tune of Longchuan (dragon boat), adaptation, dispute, history, textualresearch, copyright