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The East is Red

Various Artists
The East is Red

An opera produced in 1963 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, The East is Red depicts the history of the Chinese Revolution, beginning with the 1926 Northern Expedition against feudalism and Western imperialism. The production in Beijing involved over 3,000 workers, students, and peasants. Liner notes include the libretto, song explanations, commentary on the significance of the opera, and a chronology of the Chinese Revolution.



为了庆祝中国人民共和国成立十五周年,《东方红》于1963年制作完成。它描绘了从1926年反封建反帝国主义的北伐战争开始的中国革命史。本剧制作于北京,参与制作的工人、学生和农民超过3000人。专辑内页含有剧本、歌词大意、针对本剧重要性的评论,以及中国革命史的年表。

Track Listing

101
Dawn in the East Peking Local Players Groups 19:42
201
A Single Spark Can Start A Prairie Fire Peking Local Players Groups 22:35
301
The Long March Peking Local Players Groups 24:40
401
The War of Resistance Against Japan Peking Local Players Groups 22:38
501
Burying the Chiang-Kai-Shek Dynasty Peking Local Players Groups 12:25
601
The Chinese People Stand Up Peking Local Players Groups 18:41

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