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A Song of Everlasting Sorrow

‘A Song of Everlasting Sorrow’ is China’s first large-scale real-scene historical dance drama that revives a poetic masterpiece enduring through the Tang Dynasty period and reenacts the emotion and passion of the moving romantic story of the emperor and his

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Tang Dynasty Show

I booked for this show, The Tang Dynasty Music and Dance, through the hostel where I was staying – Ancient City Youth Hostel, if you care to know. The staff whisked me off to Tang Palace and back to the

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Song of Everlasting Sorrow (Poem)

The historical dance drama with the same title staged in Huaqing Hotspring (Xi’an, China) is based on this poem by Po Chü-Yi (772-846AD)   China’s Emperor yearning, for beauty that shakes a kingdom, Reigned for many years, searching but not

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