She was born to a home of musicians and dancers, and her brother Li Yannian was a famous musician.
Fa Xian wrote, "On this day, all monks and laymen of the country gather to perform music and dance, present incense and flowers
The imperial court had the imperial performers, the army camp had the camp performers, the local governments had official performers, and private homes had family performers.
the musicians are playing instruments, the dancers are sitting or standing.
For instance, the wrestling dance and folk dance of the Qin and Han dynasties, the Nine Parts and Ten Parts dances, the Sitting and Standing Parts dances of the Sui and Tang dynasties,
a sly fellow, trick, ruse
狡诈的家伙、 伎俩、 计谋
all lamps are lit through the night, with music and dance, and all other offerings to the Buddhas.
He played a low trick.
That's a scummy trick.
"Strange skills and bizarre clothes are seen everywhere in the capital".
They played a nasty trick.
That was a pretty low-down trick to play!
Portrait of the Worldly affairs: Jiyue (Women Music) Dance
The techniques of demagoguery prevail.
Reflections on the Characteristic of Erbuji and Its Relation with Duobuji;
You two went to geisha boot camp? How hard was it to learn to be geisha?
The Look of a Geisha ? The most famous geishas were considered to be the supermodels of their time.
Global Demining Initiative: "Demining 2010"