Analysis of the Origin of Xinong in Luo Di Collected Works – Volume of Drama as Chief Source
Abstract: Based on the Luo Di Collected Works – Bolume of Drama – I as chief source, and combined with the interpretation of the related documents on Xinong, some relevant opinions in the textbooks for compared thinking, this paper initially analyzed the origin of some kind of Xinong in Chinese traditional drama: That is the Xinong from the beginning of pre-Qin period, accumulated through Han Dynasty, formed in Northern Dynasty, grown in Tang Dynasty, and it flourishing till in Song (Jin) Dynasty. This trace on the origin and development of drama is the basic developing line of Chinese drama before the other two categories of the Chinese traditional drama: Xiwen (a classical local opera of Wenzhou in Zhejiang Province) and Xiqu (traditional Chinese opera). So constantly organized the ideas, explored the drama rational developing to its own logic, the author believed that have been the premise to construction of the history of drama music.
Key Words: history of drama music, Luo Di (1930~ ), origin of Xinong, history of ancient Chinese music