Folk Music Of China, Vol. 19 - Folk Songs Of The L

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Catalog: NXW76106-2

Yue Le Kang Du, ; Guo, Rongzhi; Cao, Liancun; Cao, Laomei; Zhao, Laomei; Villagers from Laodabao Village, Lancang Lahu Autonomous County, Pu'er, Yunnan Province; Young Women from Binggai Village; Zhang, Enfu; Villagers from Kelian Village, Mengwang Country, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province; Zhao, Xingling; Zhao, Dapeng; Anonymous

China’s rich and diverse musical heritage has been recorded and documented in a stunning, original collection. With twenty albums in the pipeline, this is a highly specialized series with the appeal of perhaps being the closest thing to the ‘complete works’ of traditional Chinese music.Each album features a different region of the vast territory; an historical snapshot of China’s heritage. Due to the cultural privacy China mandates, these are in fact rare, musical gems. This is volume nineteen of a twenty album series, exploring China’s rich and diverse musical heritage. It includes ballads and love songs of the Lahu, featuring the gourd mouth organ and Jew’s harp; the most famous working song of the Jingpo people, the husking rice tune Yue Lu; mountain and hunting songs of the Jino peoples, played on bamboo ideophones; and excerpts from the Achang opera of spring lantern.

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