The Understanding and Cognition of the Historical and Practical Significance of Chen Guofu’s Taoist Music Research
Abstract: Chen Guofu is one of the earlier scholars who involved in contemporary Taoism music research. His academic influence is far-reaching, and both of his academic ideas and methods played an important role in the history of Taoist music studied. Taken two representative works of Chen Guofu’s Daoyue Kaolue Gao (The Manuscript of Textual Research on Taoism Music) and Ming and Qing Daojiao Yinyue Kaogao (The Manuscript of Textual Research on Taoism Music in Ming and Qing Dynasties) as examples, this paper explained that how to understand and to be cognitive the historical and practical significance of Chen Guofu’s Taoist music researching.
Key Words: Chen Guofu (1914 - ), Taoism music, research significance, understanding, cognition