Kuo Hsiao-chuang's Resounding Ya Yin

translated by Chen Tiao-juen

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Title

Author

Preface 1

Brief Biodata of Kuo Hsiao-chuang

Chen Tiao-juen

Preface 2

Creating New Voice in Rainbow Costume and Refined Tune

Chiang Yen-shih

Preface 3

Kuo Hsiao-chuang and Ya Yin Ensemble

Ch' in Hsiao-i

Preface 4

Delighted to see "Kuo Hsiao-chuang's Resounding Ya Yin" published

Ch' u Sung-ch' iu

Preface 5

Introducing Novel Feature for Chinese Opera

TsengYung-i

Preface 6

Prime Mover of Chinese Opera Modernization

Lu Chih-tzu

Preface 7

Success seems easy yet hard earned

Kung Min

Preface 8

Kuo Hsiao-chuang's setting off again

Ch' iu K' un-liang

Preface 9

Predestined relationship hard to come by

Wang An-ch' i

Preface 10

Looking back on the road trodden

Kuo Hsiao-chuang

Preface 11

Author's Statement

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 1

New Sapling in the Flower Bed of Chinese Opera. Entering Ta P' eng at Eight Years Old.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 2

Determined to Learn Unique Art. "Horseback Romance" Displayed Talents For The First Time.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 3

She Is An"Actress". "Hu Manor" Stuns Opera Circle.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 4

Walk One's Own Path. Unforgettable Teacher Yu Ta-kang.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 5

Entering Movie and TV Fields. Classy New Acting and New Productions.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 6

Founding Ya Yin Assembly. Chang Ta-ch' ien Personally Naming It.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 7

Starting Trend of Innovation. Intrepid of Thunder Storms.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 8

Tragedy Turned Into Comedy. Tou O's Earthshaking Grievance.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 9

Romantic "Butterfly Lovers". Introducing New Chinese Music Accompaniment.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 10

The Juilliard School of Music. Studying Western Performing.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 11

New York Metropolis. Meditations on Broadway Stage.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 12

Stanislavsky's Actor Cultivation.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 13

Character Creation and "Madam Han"

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 14

Ya Yin Builds Brand Name. Taking Pains For a Good Show.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 15

Hsi Shih Is Pregnant. "Return to Yueh"'s New Image.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 16

The Social View of Choice of Roles and Playing Positive Characters.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 17

Touring Overseas. Peking Opera of Both Shores Meet In Hong Kong For the First Time.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 18

Ya Yin's Direction of Innovation and Its Effects.

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 19

Behind Success. How Much Suffering? How Much Sacrifice?

Liu T' ian-i

Chapter 20

The Future Road. Passing on The Torch of Heritage that Will Never Go Out.

Liu T' ian-i

Appendix

Chronological Table of Kuo Hsiao-chuang's drama performances.

Liu T' ian-i