On the Regional Features of Taoism Music Popular in Xinyang
Abstract: During the process of evolution in its development, the Taoism music popular is countless related to the folk music in Xinyang. The most typical of Taoism music popular in Xinyang are the four-sentence pattern and multi-sentence one, and the Chinese characters mainly are seven or five, even ten in one sentence sometimes. The tunes divided mainly into three types of Zhi, Yu, and Gong as the first degree of the mode. Their rhythm are changeable, which effected by the folk music in local area obviously.
Key Words: Xinyang, among the people, Taoism music, musical features