General's Order: Interpreting the lofty sentiments and military spirit in ancient Chinese music

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"General's Order", as a very representative ancient military music in Chinese traditional music, carries the long history and culture of the Chinese nation and the deep feelings of the family. It originated from the drums and horns of the ancient battlefield. Through the musical reproduction of the war scenes, heroism and military command, it shows the strong martial spirit and the character of loyalty and bravery in the traditional Chinese culture.

General's Order: Interpreting the lofty sentiments and military spirit in ancient Chinese music

The melody of "General order" is passionate and powerful, and the rhythm is compact and bright, as if the sound of Jingge iron horse echoed in the ear, and the listener was instantly brought into the era of flames and war drums. It is not only a form of music, but also a vivid portrayal of the heroic and fearless historical heroes, and every note contains the inspiring power and deep attachment to the country and the nation.

In ancient times, "general order" was not only an important piece to boost the morale of the army when marching and practicing, but also was used in court celebrations or important ceremonies, symbolizing authority and dignity. Its musical structure is rigorous, the expression methods are rich and diverse, not only the majestic momentum of the overall situation, but also the delicate emotional description, fully embodies the artistic height of ancient Chinese music creation.

Inherited so far, "General order" has long surpassed the original military music attributes, and has become an artistic treasure to promote national culture and inherit patriotic spirit. Whether it is a large-scale concert performance in modern times, or a variety of film and television works in the soundtrack, it has attracted the attention of the world with its unique artistic charm, and continues to sing the ambition and military spirit across time and space.

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