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Arty-fashionable melodies (yishu shidai qu)
term coined in the twenties and thirties of the 20th century, used for describing songs, that included a more emotion-focussed way of expression of 'European art songs' (ouzhou yishu gequ). These songs were composed as a opposing musical force to the so-called Yellow Songs (huangse gequ).
- ↑ Steen, A. (1996).Der Lange Marsch des Rock'n'Roll (first edition), Chapter II, page 26. Hamburg: LIT Verlag.