Talking Ethnomusicology: Professor Helen Reiss Thu, 2011-12-08 16:30

Professor Helen Rees, Chair of the Department of Ethnomusicology at UCLA, talks to Rachel Harris about music and Intangible Cultural Heritage in China. Helen Rees’ research centres on the south-western Chinese region of Yunnan, especially on its Dongjing ritual instrumental ensembles. Here she talks about the changes which have been brought about following the introduction of UNESCO-led programmes to preserve traditional culture, and the links which are being made between cultural and environmental preservation.