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Chinese Name : 吳國偉

Dr. Kwok Wai Ng completed his PhD at The University of Sydney. His research is on the transmission and development of Tang music (tōgaku) in Japan, focusing on aspects of musical notation, the structure of modes, the use of ornaments, and orally transmitted performance techniques. Dr Ng is currently a lecturer at the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, The Education University of Hong Kong.

Research interests

  • The transmission of Tang music (tōgaku) in Japan
  • The relationship between Chinese and Japanese music
  • Ancient Chinese music theory
  • Historical notations in China and Japan

Professional information

ORCID : 0000-0003-1253-1020

Scopus ID: 57195308987

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historical development Social Sciences
music Social Sciences
literacy Social Sciences
Japan Social Sciences
present Social Sciences
China Social Sciences
antiquity Social Sciences
Melody Arts & Humanities

Research Outputs 2001 2019


吳國偉, Dec 2019, 《聽賞中國音樂》. 黃泉鋒 (ed.). 香港: 香港大學出版社, p. 10-25

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

historical development
fifteenth century


吳國偉, Apr 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

In Search of the Historicity of Musical Culture in Heian-period (A.D. 794-1185) Japan

NG, K. W., Aug 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper