Ladies & gentlemen, our flight number KTK22 will soon reach it's destination... Right after we land at the airport, we'll start our tour with a bunch of "cultural revolution" songs by some talented choir singers backed up with a luxurious orchestra. We'll listen to the "ODE TO CHAIRMAN MAO" (China Record Company M-987 from 1971).
Pretty much all the subjects of those kind of songs are covered here: The party, the leader, the workers, the country... Though politics aren't some of our favourite subjects at all this record is pretty enjoyable. Sadly the cover is really boring (especially comparing to the amazing propaganda posters of that era).
01 LONG LIVE THE GREAT COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA (chorus)
02 CHUNGSHAN MOUNTAIN GREETS THE MORNING SUN (chorus)
03 FOR PEKING THE THUNG PEOPLE SING A SONG (female chorus)
04 I LOVE THE WUCHIH MOUNTAINS, I LOVE THE WANCHUAN RIVER (male solo)
05 I AM A DOCKER (male chorus)
06 ODE TO CHAIRMAN MAO (chorus)
07 RED FLAGS FLUTTER IN THE SPENDOUR OF SPRING (female solo)
08 WEAVING FISHING NETS (female chorus)
09 SAILING THE SEAS (male solo)
10 PEOPLE OF THE WORLD, UNITE (chorus)
We'll continue our visit of China during a few weeks. Next time we'll have some great traditionnal and classical music from all around the country...
Thanks for flying with KTK