Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.
Chinese Internet Research Conference 2012: Ge Wang
Opening keynote speaker at 10th Annual Chinese Internet Research Conference
Founder and Chief Technical Officer, SMULE
Opening Keynote Speech
Wang is the founder of Silicon Valley-based startup SMULE,creator of iPhone/iPad virtual musical instrument applications such as Ocarina (one of Apple’s All-Time Top 20 Apps) and Magic Fiddle. SMULE’s products have been described as “cutting edge” by the New York Times and “pure, unadulterated musical awesome,” bythe tech news site Mashable. He is also assistant professor at the Stanford University Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics.
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Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.