Prince Chu Tsai-Yu's Life and Work: A Re-Evaluation of His Contribution to Equal Temperament Theory

  title={Prince Chu Tsai-Yu's Life and Work: A Re-Evaluation of His Contribution to Equal Temperament Theory},
  author={Fritz A. toim. Kuttner},
  • F. Kuttner
  • Published 1 May 1975
  • History
  • Ethnomusicology
In Western accounts of Chinese musical history Chu Tsai-yii1 is one of the most frequently mentioned personalities, but unfortunately very few facts have been accurately reported about this eminent musical historian and theorist who flourished toward the end of the 16th century. Since so far there exist no published translations in Western languages of his many writings, it seems desirable to present the most important data of his work and life, particularly because some of his achievements may… 

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