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Purple bamboo flute
Last updated: 22.04.17
In their cultural notes in Sing Chinese, Cindy Mao and Ma Baolin explain that although "Purple bamboo flute" is not widely known in China, this lively and beautiful Shandong folk song is a perfect choice for parents to sing to their babies. It reflects the expectations of Chinese parents for their children. The "new melodies" in the lyrics represent the child's new and better life.
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