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He Jinhua - 'Songs of the Naxi of Southwest China' Album Sampler [Official Audio]
Listen to the official audio sampler of He Jinhua's 'Songs of the Naxi of Southwest China': Tracklist: 0:00 Gguqqil / We muf ddaq - 谷气和默达调 4:04 Hei meil zeeq bbvq nee gua guaq (Meeting by Moonlight) - 月下相约 7:47 Saiseeq jjiq / A lil lil jiq perq (Saiseeq jjiq / Beautiful White Clouds) - 三思吉、美丽的白云 'Songs of the Naxi of Southwest China' is available March 11th, 2022, on streaming/digital and CD. Pre-order/stream: Smithsonian Folkways: Bandcamp: All other platforms: Sung with grace and conviction, the renditions of Naxi folksongs by He Jinhua on Songs of the Naxi of Southwest China offer a glimpse at a tradition rarely heard outside its homeland. These songs are full of references to snow-clad mountains, rushing rivers, spring flowers, and the profusion of local wildlife in the Naxi heartland of northwest Yunnan province, tableaus that are reflected in the lilting verse in which they’re sung. On this first collection of Naxi folksongs released outside of China, He presents songs she has learned since childhood from relatives, farmers, colleagues, and field collectors all over the region, as well as pieces for jaw harp and two collaborations with Grammy-winning composer Daniel Ho. Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Support our work! Become a Friend of Folkways: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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