The Emperor’s New Music

The high stakes of popular music in ancient China

Dancer and musicians, earthenware with pigment, Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220) via the Metropolitan Museum of Art/Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber, 1994
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