Yüeh Fu

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Yüeh Fu

 

(Music Bureau), an agency of the Chinese imperial government that existed, with interruptions, from the second century B.C. to the sixth century A.D. Until it was reorganized at the turn of the first century A.D., the Yüeh Fu collected and recorded folk songs.

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