of scales and tunings.
Examples of scales and tunings for Macintosh users.
Examples of scales and tunings for Windows users.
Explanation of Chinese pronunciation.
Chart of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
transcriptions. (At present no instances
involving a final -r sound have been included.)
Realm of Stars and Powers
Chinese beliefs about the planets and their powers, and how
beliefs seem to indicate cultural transmissions between China and the
West at an early time. One traditional Chinese ordering of the names of
the five planets that are visible to the naked eye is the inverse of
of the planet names that are given to five of our days of the week.
begin with the names of the planets arranged in the order of the amount
of time it takes them to make one complete revolution around the sun,
and then rearrange them according to a rule that probably was not
independently invented twice.
of Chinese Literature
Monkey Xi You Ji, one of the four great Chinese novels, is
presented here, chapter by chapter.
The Biography of Ying-ying The story of two young people
in Tang dynasty China who were physically intimate but never became