Well, first and foremost being a Mandarin School we wanted to share another great way to learn Chinese , after all, learning Chinese songs is a brilliant way to do just that. Karaoke with a mixture of Chinese and foreigners has the capability of bringing out a whole wealth of different tastes. Teresa Teng is widely regarded as having one of the most beautiful voices in the history of Chinese music and hearing this song for the first time, the thing that struck me was the togetherness of our Chinese friends.
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As early as in the pre-Qin period, the ancient Han people created folk songs, musical instruments, and music. The reason why Han folk songs became a treasure of folk culture for centuries and millenniums is that they originated from the life of the working people, expressing their true feelings. The working people were the creators of folk songs. They loved folk songs and pass them down by mouth and heart, generation by generation. Any interesting passage of folk songs survives the continuous erosion of time and is jointly selected and processed by the people, gradually developing and becoming rich and perfect in spreading and passing down. Han folk songs have short structures, flexible rhythms, concise and simple melodies, sincere feelings in the lyrics, and vivid musical images. These folk song features bring about strong artistic effects. Widely loved by the people, these folk songs were passed down generation by generation simply through mouth and heart, and always kept its unique freshness. It is the shouts naturally uttered to while exerting force in labor. It has the functions of commanding movements, adjusting energy, encouraging laboring emotions, and so on.
Chinese folk songs has the longest history,but after the wars of aggression against China. There are less folk songs composed. After ,the new musical style of folk song becomes very popular and many Chinese folk singers have the high popularity and composed many new songs for the public.
Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. The ode to evening primrose written by Li Jinguang in has been a classic representation of old Shanghai music. The song was originally sung by Li Xianglan, a Japanese actress and singer active in China during the World War II under the disguise of a Chinese stage name, but the most famous version is by Teresa Teng, a Taiwanese diva who was exceptionally popular in Asia during the s. The song is a sentimental message from a guy to his long-lost crush who used to sit next to him at school. It was an instant hit following its release in , and is a landmark of Chinese folk music.