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Tibetan Folk Music

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All Music Guide - Bruno Deschenes
Even through the Chinese invasion and the infamous Cultural Revolution, Tibetan people have been able to maintain most of their traditions. We can find a number of CDs of Tibetan music on the market, but most of these present the sacred music of the Buddhist faith, while secular music such as the music, songs, and dances of the nomads or the urban folk music is rarely recorded and is almost unknown. This CD is closing this gap by presenting songs and dances from Tibetan nomads from different regions, as well as from urban people. This excellent CD gives us a rarely heard glimpse of the traditional music of an oppressed people strong ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruno Deschenes
Even through the Chinese invasion and the infamous Cultural Revolution, Tibetan people have been able to maintain most of their traditions. We can find a number of CDs of Tibetan music on the market, but most of these present the sacred music of the Buddhist faith, while secular music such as the music, songs, and dances of the nomads or the urban folk music is rarely recorded and is almost unknown. This CD is closing this gap by presenting songs and dances from Tibetan nomads from different regions, as well as from urban people. This excellent CD gives us a rarely heard glimpse of the traditional music of an oppressed people strong enough to maintain their traditions.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/15/1999
  • Label: Saydisc
  • EAN: 5013133442727
  • Catalog Number: 427
  • Sales rank: 256,301

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Picnic in Summertime - Tashi Tsering (1:31)
  2. 2 The Great Vulture With White Feathers - Dekyi Lhazom (1:32)
  3. 3 Love Song - Tashi Tsering (2:00)
  4. 4 Wool Song - Norsang (1:37)
  5. 5 Five Different Coloured Prayer Flags - Petso (3:44)
  6. 6 Wealth - Dingtsi (1:30)
  7. 7 The Grassland up There - Lhaktse (1:50)
  8. 8 Highland Song: Beautiful Lady - Tashi Tsering (4:32)
  9. 9 Kham Folk Song - Najang (1:25)
  10. 10 Truly in Love - Lobsang Gendun (4:44)
  11. 11 Lady Sonam Yangchen - Tashi Tsering (3:34)
  12. 12 A Female Deity Is the Ornament of the Monasteries - Girpo (1:27)
  13. 13 Song of Good Fortune - Tashi Tsering (3:59)
  14. 14 The Bejewelled Grassland Down by the Yellow River - Dekyi Lhazom (1:05)
  15. 15 The Mighty Dragon With the Thunderous Roar - Mishigchung (2:07)
  16. 16 The Thangla Pass in Nya Lam - Zomkyi (3:17)
  17. 17 Salt Song - Norsang (1:46)
  18. 18 The Crops in the Field Are Growing Nicely - Dingtsi (1:40)
  19. 19 Ceremonial Song - Tashi Tsering (3:35)
  20. 20 Blue Sky - Te'u Chung (1:55)
  21. 21 My Nagsho Homeland - Dekyi Lhazom (1:06)
  22. 22 Folk Song from Dingri - Lhaktse (1:41)
  23. 23 My Beloved Sweetheart - Lhaktse (2:27)
  24. 24 The Top Is from Here on Up - Girpo (2:31)
  25. 25 I Will Chant My Prayers - Dingtsi (2:04)
  26. 26 Highland Song: The Young Moon - Tashi Tsering (3:56)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Chris Johnston Producer, Liner Notes
Gef Lucena Producer
Ven. Gyurme Dorje translation
Robert Zollitsch Producer, Engineer, Liner Notes
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