Benefits of the Chinese Music History project
From Music-China Wiki
This is a list of benefits of the Chinese Music History project.
- Every contribution will be open content, free for everyone
- It will be a contribution to the growing online knowledge of humankind (similar as Wikipedia)
- It will be more in-depth than Wikipedia wants to be
- Enhancement of scientific knowledge base
- Establishment of an academic reference point, similar as History of Rock in China has become for contemporary rock music
- Every new article will be cross-referenced to Wikipedia and vice versa
- This platform is independent and non-commercial. There are no hidden "we want to make profit out of this" attempts.
Furthermore, please see this blog post of RiC/MCN which outlined the general advantages of using Music-China.org as a cultural heritage preservation database.