The Maintaining and Innovation of Ji Yue Music in Tang Dynasty
Abstract: In the royal court music of the Tang Dynasty, the formation and application of the duobuji had its profound political and social background. It was fully illustrated this point that from reformulating jiubuyue (nine kinds of music) to using shibuyue (ten kinds of music), and then to adding erbuji (mainly refers to sit, stand two forms of performance) in the early years of Tang Dynasty. With Sanyue (folk music and dance) listed in yuebu (Country music official) in Tang Dynasty, it stimulated out the factors hidden in the creation of duobuij, thus forming the system of jiyue of diversification and entertainment in Tang Dynasty, to promote a lot of new, universal, and social category of music popular, the music in Han and Tang Dynasties appearing the separation of ceremonial classic music and folk music, and initial realization the evolution of jiyue in Han and Tang Dynasties.
Key Words: history of Chinese music, Tang Dynasty (618-907), duobuji, transformation