“Party History in the Classics of Literature and Art” Three generations of artists, old, middle and young, gathered to talk about “Long March Songs”
China News Service, Beijing, June 23 (Reporter Gao Kai) On the 23rd, “National Centre for the Performing Arts Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China “Party History in Literature and Art Classics” Series 7″ Salute to the Long March-Large The Vocal Suite “Long March Songs” was held at the National Centre for the Performing Arts.
This event invites party history expert Shao Weizheng, the first generation singer of “Long March Group Songs” Ma Ziyue, the second generation singer Yu Naijiu, the third generation singers Ye Cui, Zhang Dawei and the armed police The Warrior Male Choir of the Beijing Corps relived with the audience the front and back of the “Long March Group Song” through interviews, performances, and film screenings, paying tribute to the great Long March spirit.
The “Long March Group Song” is a product of the times and a music classic that is deeply rooted in the hearts of the people. In 1965, Xiao Hua, who had participated in the Long March, reviewed his real experience in the Long March and completed 12 epic poems with vivid images and sincere emotions in 3 months, “Long March Poems-The Red Army Is Not Afraid of the Expedition”. Subsequently, the composers Chen Geng, Shengmao, Tang He, and Yu Qiu selected 10 songs among them: “Farewell”, “Break through the Block Line”, “The Meeting of Zunyi Brilliant”, “Sidu Chishui Raiders”, “Flying Over the River”, “Crossing the Snowy Mountains and Grasslands” “To Wuqi Town”, “Zhu Jie”, “The Annunciation” and “The Great Master” compose a group of songs, 10 interlocking scenes of fighting life, cleverly blending the folk tunes of various regions with the tunes of the traditional songs of the Red Army. In the end, it became a large-scale vocal suite “Long March Group Songs” with clear themes, rich content, novel forms and unique styles.
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On the day of the event, Ma Ziyue, the first-generation singer of “Long March Group Song”, was the second The next generation singer Yu Naijiu, and the third generation singer Ye Cui and Zhang Dawei gathered to talk about the story behind the rehearsal of “Long March Group Songs”.
Ma Ziyue said in an interview, “This work is a classic that I have exhausted my life and I can’t sing enough, and I can’t say enough.”
Ye Cui said, “The 100th party will be established this year. At the great moment of the anniversary, I will sing this work again. I will incorporate more pride and self-confidence in it, and carry forward and inherit the spirit of the Long March through the interpretation of this work.”
During the event, Yu Naijiu, Ye Cui, and Zhang Dawei also joined hands with the Beijing Armed Police Corps Warrior Male Choir to perform three exciting excerpts from the “Long March Songs”.
It is understood that in order to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, the National Centre for the Performing Arts took “literary and artistic” as the starting point, integrating the study and education of party history into the practice of art, specially planned and launched the “National Centre for the The 100th anniversary of the founding of the “Party History in Literature and Art Classics” Series Activities”, through the way of artist lectures and art exhibitions, with the idea of ”work as the point, party history as the key link, and spirit as the soul”, the classic literary and art works connect the centuries-old history of the Communist Party of China. , Carry forward the spirit of the Communist Party, gather strength and inspire people. (End)