南宁.[Nanning]. 广西僮族自治区人民出版社.[Guangxi tong zu zi zhi qu ren min chu ban she]. 1965. 1st Edition, 1st Printing. Stock ID #157252
Volume 5 of a performance book for the "Aid Vietnam and Resist the US campaign". Small booklet in wrappers, 25pp. Small tears along spine, covers little browned and faded. Text in Chinese, 18.3 x 11.2cm. This volume includes four types of propaganda/nationalist songs written to whip up desire to fight for China and fight against the imperialist US.
The four types of Chinese folk performance are:
三句半 (Three and Half Sentence): A type of Chinese rap. The content usually contains several paragraph and each paragraph has three long sentence followed by one half sentence, hence the name.
小活报剧 (Living Newspaper): A type of Chinese Play. This type of play first appeared in Soviet Union in the 1920s and later had gained popularity in China with its current affairs focus.
小詩剧 (Verse Play): A type of modern poetry play and often the performers recite the play to a big crowd.
表演唱 (Performing-Singing): A type of Chinese folk performance which combines singing, dancing and performing with props. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157252).