The Voice of China
Nationalistic and lyrical. Known for his patriotic compositions, most notably the "Yellow River Cantata."
My music is the song of my homeland, a voice that speaks for my people.
Xian Xinghai was a Chinese composer. His music reflects the spirit of the Chinese people and their struggle for independence and unity. Xian's compositions, deeply rooted in Chinese folk traditions, resonate with nationalistic pride and evoke powerful emotions.
Yellow River Cantata, "Nanniwan," "Ode to the Yalu River"
October 30, 1945
October 13, 1905