May our old folk tunes and our new songs that blend the harmonies of East and West be another bond betwee
上海龙凤419上海品茶n free peoples,” wrote Madame Sun Yat-sen (Soong Ching Ling) in a preface to the release of Chee Lai: Songs of New China in 1941.
The album recorded by American singer Paul Robeson features a Chinese and English version of March of the Volu
nteers, a song then to call on people to stand up against Japanese invasion and now as the Chinese national anthem.上海龙凤419
Zhang’s musical inspiration came after a visit to the 18 mausoleums for Tang Dynasty (618-907) emperors in Northw
est China’s Shaanxi province. The ancient painting and archaeological relics gave him an in-depth un上海龙凤419
derstanding of traditional Chinese art and history, as well as their influence in today’s world.
上海龙凤419上海品茶To amplify the celebration of infinity in Li Shurui’s artwork, Zhang’s composition is imbued with nuanced senti
ments. The artist tends to adopt the rhythm at his fingertips and the vibration of the keys to interpret the wonders of the universe.
The album was launched to gather support, financially and spiritually, for China’s was of re上海龙凤419
sistance. And on June 25 in Beijing, the album was played again as Robeson’s rendition of March of the Vo
lunteers filled a conference room of the National Museum of China where a donation ceremony was held.
上海龙凤419上海品茶The album was one of more than 100 artifacts mostly related to the history of overseas Chinese or reflecting developm
ents in international politics and science which have been added to the collection of the National Museum of China.
Other objects include a medal awarded to Ouyang Jinhai who was wounded in the Normand上海龙凤419上海品茶
y landings and a glass negative plate which depicts a Chinese gold miner in San Francisco.
The donation was made by Zhao Sihong a Chinese collector living in San Francisco who, together with h
er team, has been collecting objects marking the history of overseas Chinese communities for the past 13 years.
Shanghai Long Museum on June 29 will host the opening of the cross-disciplinary art exhibition Spir
itual Origin, presented in collaboration with emerging pianist Tim Zhang and contemporary artist Li Shurui.
Organized by Long Museum and co-organized by Vogue Me, from June 29 – July 14, attendees will be able to appreciate Li Shurui’s signature works suc
h as Wave and Storage for Primordial Spirit and also Tim Zhang’s second original composition Spiritual Origin.
The latter artist’s performance of this piece will be its global premiere.
standing of the pros and cons of rural reconstruction through their work were also invited to hold a dialogue with the writers, which resonated so strongly with the
villagers that some of them surrounded the speakers afterward hoping to expand their discussions.
He Wei, assistant professor at the school of architecture at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, w
ho has been leading several projects in the countryside, thinks a major problem is the conflicting demands between the elite class
of city dwellers, who tend to seek spiritual comfort in village life, and the villagers themselves who naturally want to i
mprove their quality of life. However, many of the rural traditions have been lost during the process.
“Once they leave the countryside, it’s hard for people to come back and settle, both in person and spiritually,” he says.