Crossing the border: Cultural identity and historical integration of national music and popular music

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Feifei Zhang
Yimiao Su


Music is a form of artistic expression and an important carrier of cultural and historical development, containing rich cultural content. This paper summarizes the characteristics and differences between typical musical instruments by analyzing the origin and historical development of national music and popular music. It analyzes the distribution of music-cultural circle, at the same time, to analyze the interaction between national music and popular music more comprehensively, this paper discusses the promotion and promotion between national music and popular music from the perspective of cultural identity and historical integration. Cross the border of national music and popular music, further enrich the forms and ways of mutual reference between the two, and strengthen the integration and development of the two, which can enrich the cultural connotation of popular music and make the expression form and content of national music more diversified, laying a foundation for the spread and development of national music and popular music in modern society.


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Zhang, F., & Su, Y. (2023). Crossing the border: Cultural identity and historical integration of national music and popular music. Herança, 6(1), 8–21.


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