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Yuanyong Xu Professor

Academic Area: 
  • Chinese Traditional Music
  • History of Chinese Ancient Music
  • Popular Music

Yuanyong  Xu


PhD, Musicology, Shanghai Conservatory of Music

MA, Musicology, Tianjin Conservatory of Music

BA, Musicology, Sichuan Conservatory of Music

Research Interests:

1.Chinese Traditional Music

2.History of Chinese Ancient Music

3.Popular Music

Research Projects:

A number of research projects, e.g., the Major Project of National Social Science Foundation of China;the art programming project of National Social Science Foundation;a Bidding Project of Social Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province;universities commission of ancient books collation;the post-funded start-up fund for outstanding returned students of Ministry of education.

Journal Articles:

Hundreds of articles in the music journals, such as, "Musicology in China", "Journal of the Central Conservatory of Music", "Music Research", " The Art of Music (Journal of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music)", "People's Music", "HUANGZHONG (Journal of Wuhan Conservatory of Music, China)", "Journal of Xi'an Conservatory of Music" and "Explorations In Music", etc.


1. Reference of Chinese Ancient Music History

2. Development Research of Folk Song in Ming and Qing Dynasty

3. Ancient Chinese Music History

4. Basics knowledge of Chinese and Foreign Pop Music

5. Music Comparative Research of China and Japan

And “Pop Songs Tutorial", "Pop music performance Art Research – The Discussion of Xie Kai Chang Fa for pop songs " and " Musical Guidance for Classical Music Drama ", etc.

Honors and Awards:

The most important is 2015 Universities Science Research Excellence Achievement Award (Humanities and Social Science) of the Ministry of Education in China.

Academic Titles:

The most important is A member of discipline assessment group of the academic degrees committee of the state council (Muisc and Dancing Music).