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Jiu Bian and Song Yu Bei Qiu #1:
Alas for the autumn air! (poem 1, line 1)
(00.00 to 00.39 in the recording)

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In an autumn scene a disappointed man looks mournfully for a returning friend. Birds fly south, the sounds are quiet and mournful, and there is a chill in the air.

View Illustration 2 (at 00.39 of the recording)

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