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He Li

He Li, (何力) folk artist from Xinjiang


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Heli (何力) is a folk musician who has wound his way through China from his hometown of Xinjiang's Kuqa. In 2003, He Li started making his own debut music album, independently undertake the composing, playing, singer, arranger and so on. He used an unique artistic perspective and performance related to the worldwide state of human existence, human caring, human nature, love, women, peace, environmental protection and other issues to ponder. In 2005, He Li - date recorded proof of completion of music - his work while maintaining a strong feature of modern Chinese music, but also not a simple geographical restrictions - rooted in the land of China, the tentacles expand to four, to open posture throughout the integration and expansion of outstanding folk music and cultural traditions. In globalization, the diversity of today, what power to use in their own way to promote the exchange of an era of globalization and integration of various cultures an effort to add.

He Li published his debut album 65亿分之1的诗与歌 in January 2009. May 1st, he performed on the Strawberry Music Festival 2009.

On January 3rd 2010, he performed at the Mao Livehouse together with Hong Qi and Zhang Jing.

On May 1st, 2010. he performed at the Strawberry Music Festival 2010. According to Beijing Gig Guide: Heli didn’t fit all stereo­types of a singer-songwriter type, but what I saw of his set was great.[1]

何力是国内早期民谣歌者之一,单曲曾收录于民谣合辑《第一直觉》。生于新疆库车的何力,其作品既保持了浓厚的现代中国音乐特征,又不受简单的地域限制——扎根在中国的土地上,触角向四处展开,以开放的姿态融合并拓展各地优秀民间音乐文化传统。在全球化、多元化的今天,何力用自己的方式为促进全球化时代各民族文化互相交流和融合增添了一份努力。

关于专辑标题《65亿分之1的诗与歌》,何力解释说:作为全世界65亿分之1的一分子,这张专辑中的作品可能是微不足道的,但是“我有幸诞生在孕育了伟大的京剧、秦腔、花儿、木卡姆等伟大民间艺术家的土地上。这块土地决定了我音乐的源头,方向和标准。”

《65亿分之1的诗与歌》专辑收录有何力近年来创作的7首歌曲,除了“兄弟”“抵达”“飞鸟的情歌”等作品之外,献给“国际团结运动”组织的非武力志愿者若雪(Rachel Corrie)的“若雪之歌”更是让人感慨万千之作。《65亿分之1的诗与歌》也是摩登天空“无花果”厂牌旗下首张专辑。

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He Li, Photo: Modern Sky

1970年,何力出生于新疆库车。库车古称“龟兹”,属于塔里木盆地里塔克拉玛干大沙漠西北边缘的绿洲城邦,这个盆地曾被《古代社会》的作者路易斯·亨利·摩尔根称为“人类文明的摇篮”。阿诺德·汤因比也曾说:“如果生命能再来一次,我愿意生在塔里木盆地的库车,因为人类的四大文明都在那里交汇。”

1989年,何力沿着丝绸之路来到西安,就读于陕西师范大学中文系。同时开始了音乐和诗歌创作,组建了“愚公”乐队参加各类演出,在西安高校和社会上产生了一定的影响。置身于文学的海洋,他的创作吸取了现代汉语诗歌中优秀和积极的因素,并致力还原词和曲本来面目,为新诗和现代音乐的结合拓展道路。

1993年,大学毕业的何力来到北京,经受了包括摇滚乐、世界音乐,古典音乐,乡村民谣等西方音乐的洗礼,开始了寻找自己的漫长而艰难的探索。他像一块海绵,吸足了丝绸之路东南西北富含各种文化气息的文明因子,又像一块石头,坚决抵御来自生存的,来自市场的诱惑和压力,为自己的音乐找到了新方向。

2003年,何力着手制作自己的首张音乐作品专辑,独立承担了词曲创作,演奏,演唱,编曲等工作。他用独特的艺术视角涉及和表现了世界范围内人类的生存状态,对人的关怀,对人性、爱、女性、和平、环保等问题的思考。

2005年,何力最新录制完成的音乐作品证明——他的作品既保持了浓厚的现代中国音乐特征,又不受简单的地域限制——扎根在中国的土地上,触角向四处展开,以开放的姿态融合并拓展各地优秀民间音乐文化传统。在全球化、多元化的今天,何力用自己的方式为促进全球化时代各民族文化互相交流和融合增添了一份努力。

何力说:“我有幸诞生在孕育了伟大的京剧、秦腔、花儿、木卡姆等伟大民间艺术家的土地上。这块土地决定了我音乐的源头,方向和标准。”

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In 1970, He Li was born in Xinjiang Kuqa. Kuqa called as "Kucha", is the Tarim Basin in northwest edge of the Taklimakan desert oasis city, the basin was "ancient society" of Lewis Henry Morgan as "the cradle of human civilization." Arnold Toynbee has said: "If you come to life once again, I am willing to students in the Tarim Basin, Kuqa, because human civilization where the convergence of four."

In 1989, He came to power along the Silk Road, Xi'an, Shaanxi Normal University, studying at. Also began writing music and poetry, formed a "Foolish Old Man," the band to participate in various performances, the Xian University and the community had a certain impact. Exposure to the ocean of literature, his works draw on the best modern Chinese poetry and positive factors, and efforts to restore the words and music really are, for the combination of poetry and modern music to expand the road.

In 1993, He graduated from the University of force to Beijing, experienced, including rock, world music, classical music, country music, folk and other Western baptism, began to find his own long and difficult to explore. He was like a sponge, absorbing enough of the Silk Road Dongnanxibei rich cultural atmosphere of the civilization factor, and like a stone, determined to resist from the living, the temptation and pressure from the market for their music to find a new direction.

In 2003, He Li started making his debut music album, independently undertake the songwriting, playing, singing, composition. He used a unique artistic perspective and performance of the world involved in the survival of the human condition, human care, human nature, love, women, peace and environmental protection issues in China.

In 2005, what power the latest music recording done that - he works to maintain the strong features of modern Chinese music, but also from simple geographical restrictions - rooted in the land of China, the tentacles expand to four, to open posture throughout the integration and expansion of good folk music and cultural traditions. In globalization, the diversity of today, what power in his own way to promote the globalization and integration of various cultural exchange efforts to add a.

He Li said: "I am born in the birth of the great opera, Shaanxi Opera, flowers, Maqam great folk artists such as land. This piece of land is to be the source of my music, direction and standards."

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References

  1. Beijing Gig Guide (2010-05-04). "Strawberry Festival Highlights!". Retrieved on 2010-05-04.