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Music

  • Suite for Orchestra and Piano: “After the Rain” and “Candlelight”

  • Orchestra and Piano Suite: “Through Thick and Thin” and “To Seek”

  • Music: Instrumental Solo with Piano Accompaniment - Recovering My True Self

    From the Call for Submissions to Commemorate the Twentieth Anniversary of Falun Dafa’s Introduction.
  • Natural and Eternal Music from Heaven

    "Good, kind music will benefit its audience and steer them toward morality. Bad music will cause its audience to lose self-control and steer them toward degeneration. Music must be created to spread morality. One must never perform bad music that will ruin people's morality!"
  • The Beauty of the Guqin: Upright and Profound

    The guqin is a plucked seven-string musical instrument. It has a long history and profound cultural meaning. Ancient literati and officialdom used it to express their willingness for self-improvement, family harmony, benefiting the people, and seeking peace for society. Thus, the guqin became symbolic for intellectuals. Confucius once said, "Develop sentiment with Shijing [an ancient collection of poems], act according to ethical standards, and reach maturity in harmony with music."
  • Music: Three Words Held Deep In My Heart

    Download song here: http://www.yellowexpress.nu/three_words.phpThe 13th of May 2007 is world Falun Dafa Day. As a way of showing our appreciation towards the practice we published this song. We want with this song pay homage to the core principles of Falun Gong Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance. By following these principles millions and millions of people have raised their morality, regained better health and uplifted their spirits.
  • Song: Sacred Steps

    Truth Compassion and Forbearance Zhen Shan RenTruth Compassion and Forbearance Zhen Shan Ren When we live within the FaHealing will take place The healing of the earth and cosmos Healing of the human race.
  • Stories from Ancient China: Marquis Wen of Wei Asks Zi Xia about Music

    Zi Xia (507 B.C. - 420 B.C.) was a student of Confucius and a famous educator. Marquis Wen of Wei once asked Zi Xia, "When I wear my court clothes and listen to ancient music, I quickly lie down and fall asleep. But when I listen to music from the Zheng or Wei Kingdoms, I never feel tired. Please tell me why the ancient music tires people and the new music appeals to people?"
  • Music: Where Has The Heart of Man Gone?

    Real Player (5:38)Profit and trade and personal gain Has poisoned the heart of man, Where has the heart of man goneWhere has it gone?Profit and trade and personal gain Has gone poisoned our hearts for too long. Where has the heart of man gone, Where has it gone?
  • Germany: Creating Harmonious Choral Music Via a Pure Heart

    Mostly the choristers practise in their own home. In each country there are periodical meetings for group training. In addition, the choristers gather in Germany and Sweden for monthly training. Before each significant performance, all the choristers from all parts of Europe spend their own money gathering in one place for intensive training.
  • Music: Following the Righteous Way Back Home

    Following the Righteous Way Back HomeAleksey said that he transfered his feelings he experienced during his cultivation into this piece of music: to be calm and peaceful, to be simple and pure so as to be less restrained by all human attachments, to experience bliss beyond human happiness and to be enlightened. He said he felt calm and peaceful when he played this piece of music.
  • Chinese Harp Music: “Maple” in the Song Format of “Like a Dream”

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  • Fun with Yuan Dynasty Songs: “Drinking Wine” in the Song Format of “Mesmerised and Intoxicated by the East Wind”

    He knows that he is wasting away his life every day by drinking and that he has to find a solution to his problem. He thinks of freeing himself and going to a mountain to pursue Taoist cultivation practise with the purpose of completing the cultivation of dan and attaining godhood and a worry-free existence in paradise. He does not care if ordinary people can understand or approve of his choice or not. It does not even matter to him if some people choose to laugh at his choice! “Let them be!” the poet commented.
  • Fun With Yuan Dynasty Songs: “Lamb on the Hill” by Chen Caoan

    Take Chen Caoan for an example. He was a Han that rose to the post of Deputy Prime Minister. Even a Deputy Prime Minister experienced the pain of discrimination, let alone common Han civilians and peasants. Chen Caoan expressed his misery using sarcasm and black humour, but the humour in the poem made the poet’s sadness become more apparent. Readers are likely to find the poem mildly amusing but feel terribly sad for the poet.
  • Preface to the “Fun with Yuan Dynasty Songs” Series

    In sharp contrast with Tang Dynasty Poetry and Song Dynasty Lyric Verse, Yuan Dynasty Songs are full of life and their language is very animated. They also allow richer and more colourful expressions. Moreover, they are distinctly more beautiful when recited or sung because of their more perfected rhyming. When they first become acquainted with Yuan Dynasty Songs, readers who are used to reading Tang Dynasty Poetry and Song Dynasty Lyric Verse often find Yuan Dynasty Songs very refreshing.