The Development of Chinese Traditional Opera, The Prosperous of Chinese…
The Development of Chinese Traditional Opera
The Prosperous of Chinese Traditional Opera
From the Ming Dynasty to Qing Dynasty, the characters and stories of opera get further development and many new forms of opera emerges, such as, the "Chuanqi" and Peking Opera.
1368--1644: In the middle of the Ming Dynasty, a large number of legendary writers and scripts appeared, among which Tang Xianzu was the most successful.
1644--1911：The works of the late Ming and early Qing Dynasty are mostly about heroes and their legends.
Emerging and Developing Period of Chinese Traditional Opera
After the Mid-Tang Dynasty, Chinese drama developed rapidly, and drama art gradually formed.
960—1279 Song Dynasty
Zaju in Song Dynasty is a kind of comprehensive opera composed of comic performance, song and dance and miscellaneous opera.
1115-1234 Jin Kingdom
The "Yuan Ben" and the "Zhugong Diao" in the form of speaking and singing of the Jin Dynasty.
The Modern Opera Art
Before and after the Revolution of 1911, a group of famous opera artists engaged in opera art improvement activities, and they accumulated valuable experience in opera improvement in the future.
From the "May Fourth Movement" in 1919 to the founding of the People's Republic of China, during this period, the opera reforms were formally carried out.
Chinese Traditional Simple Plays Become Mature Drama/Opera
The Chinese traditional opera mature during the Yuan Dynasty (mature of Zaju) and many famous masterpieces were created during this period.
1271--1368 Yuan Dynasty
The "zaju" has developed greatly on the original basis and has become a new and much formal type of drama.
Origin of Chinese Traditional Opera
Nuoxi is one of the origins of the Chinese traditional operas. The Chinese character Nuo originally meant a patterned step to drive away evil during the last month of the Chinese lunar year. Later, Nuo Drama evolved into a dance int the later dynasties.
B.C.202-B.C. 220: "Jiaodi opera" emerges in Han Dynasty. It is a comprehensive entertainment program, including various acrobatics and illusions such as looking for Ding, looking for performance, swallowing knives, spitting fire, etc.,
B.C. 1046-B.C 207:The Chinese character Nuo originally meant a patterned step to drive away evil during the last month of the Chinese lunar year. Later, Nuo Drama evolved into a dance int the later dynasties..
B.C. 1046 - A.D. 618
A.D. 618 -A.D.1234
A.D. 1271—A.D. 1368
A.D. 1368 – A.D. 1911
From around 1911 to now