The recent history of East Asia is one of conflict: hostilities have broken out over whether a Korean tune sounds Japanese or not. While musicians in other countries talk about crossing borders, music here has strategic uses. The communist North Korea is dominated by patriotic work songs; South Korea celebrates history; mainland Japanese musicians absorb Western influences and reinvent them, but different rules apply on Okinawa. And China? How do you ...
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