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Military Band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army

Military Band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army
The Military Band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, which was founded in July 1952, is the only one large wind band in China. It is directly under the General Political Department of the PLA.

The Military Band aims at the nationalization, specialization and popularization of its art, and is characterized by its excellent performance, great variety, fresh style, compliance with all tastes and tremendous momentum. Its performing styles include various ensemble playing, duo, quartet, sextet, octet, solo of all wind instruments, vocal solo, part singing, march play and some other talk-shows. More than 200 works and l00 artist from the Military Band have won prizes in competitions home and abroad. Representative works include Symphony poem-Storm, Good Message arrives in Remote Village from Beijing, Funeral march, Long Live the Great Country, Shoulder to Shoulder with the Civilians, Athlete March Song, Cavalry March, Reba, Song of Ethnic Group and Dance Music of Ah Xi. In recent years, the Military and has paid visits to Japan, Thailand, France, Finland, Singapore, Italy, Holland and the regions of Hong Kong and Macao for competition and performance.

The Military Band has produced a number of artists of attainments, conductor including Liu Yubao, Lu Shuzhong, Cheng Yiming, Ma Wen, Yu Hong; composer including Li Tongshu, Li Yansheng, Zheng Lu, Wei Qun, Ji Cheng, Yan Xiaoou, Wang Hesheng; instrumental play performers Niu Zhanying, Sun Dafang, Zhu Yaozhou, Li Fu, Lu Jisheng, Luo Yanxi, Qi Jingquan, Pang FenCheng, Zhao Weiming, Li Changhu and singer: Han Zhiping.

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