秋梅念春竹 (Bamboo Growing in the Spring's Mourning)



Uploaded on Aug 30, 2019

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A man and his wife stand at the doorway. His wife holds a baby and begs him not to leave, but he is enlisted as a soldier to participate in the war. When her ceaseless attempts to get him to stay fail, he promises, "Next year at this time, when the bamboo grows I will be back. I promise." His wife lets him go, reassured by his promise.
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His wife misses him and waits for him, continuously counting the days when spring would arrive.
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His wife finds out that he died in battle, and violent wails are heard. Her crying gets softer as she accepts the reality.
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Spring comes and his wife still misses him. The bamboo grows and she is reminded of him and remembers the promise he made.

Pages 3
Duration 01:40
Measures 50
Key signature 2 flats
Parts 1
Part names Piano
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