Hakka ancient prose

Home Culture 2019-05-09

Hakka ancient prose

As early as the late Ming Dynasty and early Qing Dynasty, Hakka ancient prose had been formed, mainly distributed in Gongjiang Town, Xinpi Township, Kuanta Township, Zishan Town, Luojiang Township, Duanwu Township and other towns in Duxian County. Most of the people who sing ancient Chinese are blind. They make a living by singing ancient Chinese. The content of singing is mainly some ancient legends, myths and historical stories that are spread among the people. Hakka ancient prose is mostly completed by a blind artist alone, so there is no overly complex requirement in clothing and props. The instruments used are generally hook, erhu, bamboo board, bangzi, fishing drum, small drum and so on. Sometimes, suona will appear. Some artists also have several jobs. They skillfully combine various musical instruments and fully use their limbs to perform them, which makes the audience sigh. Observation.

Ancient Hakka prose is a kind of rap and singing art, "one person, one drama", which is mainly based on dialect. Its performance is flexible and convenient. Its props are light and simple. Its singing tone is graceful and graceful. Its basic tune structure is mostly four sentences. The musical singing tone has strong local Hakka color. Its copies, tunes and music as well as its expression methods are of great research value.

Hakka ancient prose was listed in the National Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative project list in 2014. Cabbage