Waiting for my love – beautiful Han dynasty music …

‘Your Collar’, a haunting, romantic song from the imperial music of the Han Dynasty ...

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'I'm right here, where are you', sung by Alu Azhou and the Mountain Wind Group 阿鲁阿卓, 山风组合 生如夏花.

Inspired by Stray Birds by famous Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, 1916 (生如夏花之绚烂,死如秋叶之静美 --飞鸟集, 泰戈尔, 1916). Lyrics and Music by PU Shu (朴树).

"In this life, we can not stay so long ..."

Plus Song of the Surging Water - title song of the 2015 movie Wolf Totem 汪峰 沧浪之歌(《狼图腾》主题曲). Sung by Wang Feng.

Lyrics by WANG Feng (汪峰); music by Adam HUANG (HUANG Yong, 黄勇); with Alianuul (Morin Khuur solo) and NING FangLiang (violin solo).

"I am broken, but I love flying ..."

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鄧紫棋 G.E.M. - 存在_我是歌手第二季 (2014年1月10日)

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(Life is like a) Na Ying, Warm Spring with Blooming Flowers 春暖花开 (when I am with you) ...

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Wang Feng song, 'I love you, China' 我爱你 中国 (Wo Ai Ni, Zhong Guo) from the CCTV New Year Gala ...

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