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Viet Nam: Court Theatre Music: Hat-Boi (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Viet Nam: Court Theatre Music: Hat-Boi (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6781


Price: 16.99

Album of the music that accompanies, Hat Boi, the traditional court theatre of Vietnam (hat=theatre boi=painted face). Scenes and excerpts from traditional plays performed by the Academy of Dramatic Art and the Traditional Theatre Troupe of Ho Chi Minh City. Original release 1985. Comes with extensive English and French liner notes.

1. Khai tràng, nhip môt and nhip ba - Van Long, Van Lua, Ngoc Anh, Van Tuong, Van Dap, Hanh 5:24 2. Excerpt from the play: Yên Phi Long tiên chông- Bà Nam Dô, Châu Ky, Van Long, Van Lua, Ngoc Anh, Van Tuong 17:37 3. Thân chu (incantation) - Van Long, Van Lua, Ngoc Anh, Van Tuong 3:10 4. Hat nam Duong ngoc Bây - Van Long, Van Lua, Ngoc Anh, Van Tuong, Van Dap, Hanh 6:33 5. Excerpt from the play: Dào Tam Xuân bao phu cuu - Bà Nam Dô, Kim Thanh, Van Long, Van Lua, Ngoc Anh, Van Tuong 12:37



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Bali: Court Music and Banjar Music (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Bali: Court Music and Banjar Music (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6782


Price: 16.99

Music of the Banjar community of Bali, playing intricate and lightning fast gongs. metallophones, flutes and drums in the kebyar style. Originally released in 1971. Comes with excellent liner notes in English.

Gong Kebyar of Peliatan

1. Sekar Jepun 2. Baris 3. Gambang Suling 4. Pendet 5. Tari Terompong

Gong of Belaluan

6.Palewakia 7. Legong Kraton



Indonesia: Java- Music of the Theatre (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Indonesia: Java- Music of the Theatre (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6783


Price: 16.99

Two styles of classic Indonesian musical theatre. Langen Mandra Wanara (Song of the Monkeys) is a dance drama based on a segment of the Hindu Ramayana epic. Langen Driyan (Diversion of the Heart) is performed by an all female cast illustrates the centuries old Hindu-Javanese legend of a royal battle. The gamelan is tuned in the pentatonic slendro system, unique to Java. Comes with English liner notes. Original release 1985

1. Langen mandra wanara (Entertainment on the song of the monkeys) - Praptodihardjo, Djalal, Pusposworo, Nyi Mursinah, Nyi Suratni, R.S. Bandjaransari 28:06

2. Langen driyan (Entertainment for the heart) - Artists of the Pura Mangkunagara


Bali- Balinese Music of Lombok (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Bali- Balinese Music of Lombok (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6784


Price: 16.99

The island of Lombok lies about 20 miles east of Bali. Whereas Bali is essentially Hindu, Lombok has a Islamic majority. The music shares some similarities with Bali but is also quite distinct. Vocals, including the local Sasak language, solo performances on the preret double reed oboe are alongside gamelan pieces played by an ensemble on bronze percussion, flute and hand drums. Originally released 1997.

1. Tabuh Empat (Four Strokes) Sekaha Gong Budisatu 16:56 2. Wau Rauh (Just Arrived) Sekaha Angklung Murni 3:05 3. Adine Wau Rauh (Sibling Just Arrived) - Sekaha Angklung Murni 2:20 4. Rangsang (Exciting) 3:45 5. Telaga Dundan (Early Pond) 8:55 6. Perong Barong (Leaning Lord of the Forest) -Sekaha Mudita Sahanti 13:16 7. Guak Maling Taloh (Crow Steals Egg) - Sekaha Pegasangsangan Tanah Haji 3:40 8. Turun Daun (Slowly Descend) - I Kadek Sarwa 2:33 9. Pemungkah (Opening)- Sekaha Cakepung Tri Adnyana Atemahan Tunggal



Music of Southeast Asia - Compiled by Harold Courlander  (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Music of Southeast Asia - Compiled by Harold Courlander (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6689


Price: 16.99

Originally released in 1951. Fascinating collection of music from Southeast Asia features both popular and traditional music of Burma, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, China and Laos. A Custom CD is a high-quality CD-R which is produced at Smithsonian Folkways.

A Custom CD is a mixed mode disc (also known as an Enhanced CD/CD Extra/CD Plus). A mixed mode disc contains both audio (for CD audio players) and data (readable on other devices, like PCs). Custom titles are sold with a digital copy of the album's original liner notes (as a .PDF file) on the CD.

1. Burma:Shan Song San Toke 2. Burma: Flower of Heaven Maung Su 3. Burma: the Southern Island Sein Part 4. Burma: Buddist Cerimonial Ode- Ponna U Hla Maung 5. Malaya: Chinchem (Temiar Dream Song) 6. Malaya: Siku (Temiar Dream Song) 7. Thailand: Admiration of a Sleeping Maiden 8. Thailand: Orchestral Composition 9. Thailand: Or 10. Vietnam: Folk Song 11. Laos: Recitation from Hue Van 12. Laos: Woman's Song 13. Laos: Folk Dance 14. Laos: Love Song 15. South China: Folk Tune



Folk Music of the Amami Islands -Recorded by Douglas Haring  (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Folk Music of the Amami Islands -Recorded by Douglas Haring (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6688


Price: 16.99

Originally released in 1954. The distinctive folk music of the Amami islands. Dialects, folktales, and traditions reflect the islands’ historical separation. Folk Songs of the Amami Islands presents several individual vocal performances accompanied by the jyabisen (sanshin) a three-stringed plucked lute. Along with songs recounting various folktales and customs, there are also lullabies and children’s songs sung unaccompanied by some performers.

A Custom CD is a high-quality CD-R which is produced at Smithsonian Folkways. A Custom CD is a mixed mode disc (also known as an Enhanced CD/CD Extra/CD Plus). A mixed mode disc contains both audio (for CD audio players) and data (readable on other devices, like PCs). Custom titles are sold with a digital copy of the album's original liner notes (as a .PDF file) on the CD.

1. Waka Rosho 2. Shigin 3. Asabana Hayari 4. Shumichi Nagahama 5. Ima nu Kazekumo 6. Mochi Morai Uta 7. Yerabu Yuri no Hana 8. Shima Sodachi 9, Rankan Bashi Bushi 10. Two children's songs 11. Ito Kuri Bushi 12. Ichikya Bushi 13. Yerabu Nagkumo Bushi 14. Umi no Sasakusa 15. Bon Odori 16. Bon Odori 17. Hachigatsu Odori 18. Te Odoi



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Music of Vietnam - Tribal Music of the Highland People, Traditional Music, Folksongs (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Music of Vietnam - Tribal Music of the Highland People, Traditional Music, Folksongs (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6690


Price: 16.99

Orignally released in 1965, tribal music of the highland people, traditional and classical music and folk songs. A rare document of a fascinating culture featuring many of the most important instruments and traditions. Includes tracks by Pham Duy who helped to produce and select the music.

A Custom CD is a high-quality CD-R which is produced at Smithsonian Folkways. A Custom CD is a mixed mode disc (also known as an Enhanced CD/CD Extra/CD Plus). A mixed mode disc contains both audio (for CD audio players) and data (readable on other devices, like PCs). Custom titles are sold with a digital copy of the album's original liner notes (as a .PDF file) on the CD.

1. Xylophone Torung of Bahnar tribe - Torung xylophone music 2. Calebass- Zither Ting Ning of Bahnar tribe- Ting ning zither music 3.Concert of Gongs of Bahnar tribe- Bahnar gong ensemble 4. Calebass-Khene - Knboat of Sedang tribe - Khene gourd music 5. Xoe folk dance of Thai people Group of young girls 6. Ritual Music of Cham people- Ritual music on sarinai (oboe) and ganang (drum) 7. Love Song - Doh Dam Tara Dodam dara love song 8. Historical Song - Chay Dalim- Chay dalim sung with baranung drum 9. Funeral Song - Doh Dam Mutai Dodam mutai funeral song with kanhi fiddle 10. Ritual Music Big Orchestra - Dai Nhac Dai nhac orchestra 11. Music Ballet - Ma Vu Ballet music of Central Vietnam 12. Music of Classical Theatre - Nam Chien Hat bo music for classical theatre 13. Classical Quintet Ngu Tuyet: Zither Tranh Dan tranh of the Ngu Tuyet classical quintet 14. Classical Quintet Ngu Tuyet: Pipa Ty ba- Ty ba of the Ngu Tuyet classical quintet 15. Classical Quintet Ngu Tuyet: Viele Nhi - Dan nhi of the Ngu Tuyet classical quintet 16. Classical Quintet Ngu Tuyet: Moon-Lute Nguyet Nguyet lute of the Ngu Tuyet classical quintet 17. Classical Quintet Ngu Tuyet: Monostring Bau- Dan bau of the Ngu Tuyet classical quintet 18. Luu Thuy- Hoa Tau 19. Solo Flute - Phuong Vu - Nguyen Dinh Nghia 20. Ho Ru Con - Vietnamese lullaby 21. Ho Nen - Vietnamese work song 22. Ho Gia Gao - Vietnamese rice-pounding song 23.Ho Mai Nhi- Pham Duy 24. Ho Lo- Pham Duy 25. Thuong Binh/Ganh Lua- Pham Duy



Folk Songs of Vietnam (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Folk Songs of Vietnam (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6691


Price: 16.99

Originally released in 1968. Songs from all over Vietnam, that differ quite considerably. Pham Duy was one of the most revered singers at the time, and he is joined by three young singers Phuong Oanh, Pham Thuy Hoan and Quynh Hanh, from the north, centre and south respectively. As always with these Folkways recordings its fascinating to hear the folk song being performed in a different era.

A Custom CD is a high-quality CD-R which is produced at Smithsonian Folkways. A Custom CD is a mixed mode disc (also known as an Enhanced CD/CD Extra/CD Plus). A mixed mode disc contains both audio (for CD audio players) and data (readable on other devices, like PCs). Custom titles are sold with a digital copy of the album's original liner notes (as a .PDF file) on the CD.

1. Hat Hoi 2. Hai Hoa 3. Do Dua 4. Ly Tinh-Tang Pham Duy 5. Ly Tinh-Tang 6. Ho Mai Nghi 7. Ho Lo 8. Ly Con Sao 9. Ly Che Huong 10. Ly Chim Quyen 11. Song of the Heroes 12. The Wounded Soldier 13. Poem of a Buddhist Monk 14. Mother of the South 15. Why Be So Sad? 16.The Rain on the Leaves



Music of Thailand (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Music of Thailand (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6692


Price: 16.99

Originally released in 1959. More fascinating recordings of traditions and folk songs from a different Thailand to the one we know today. Some of these sound similar in style to what you might hear today, while others are like anything. Fantastic liner notes give amazing background to music that was described in 1959 as 'rapidly dying out'. Probably some of it did, but you can hear it here.

A Custom CD is a high-quality CD-R which is produced at Smithsonian Folkways. A Custom CD is a mixed mode disc (also known as an Enhanced CD/CD Extra/CD Plus). A mixed mode disc contains both audio (for CD audio players) and data (readable on other devices, like PCs). Custom titles are sold with a digital copy of the album's original liner notes (as a .PDF file) on the CD.

1.Suksanaen 2. Can Solo 3. Song 4. Girl's Song 5. Chakay and Ching (Instrumental) 6. Phlengchoi (Repartee Singing) 7.Folksong (North Thailand) 8. Pamahei (Classical Style) 9. Rotchanasangtaung (Percussion Orchestra) 10. Festive Music 11. Phrayasok 12. Laoduangdoen 13. Chatree (South Thailand) 14. Khmensayok (Instrumental Group) 15. Angtalung (South Thailand) 16. Reed Orchestra (North Thailand)



Burmese Folk and Traditional Music (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

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Burmese Folk and Traditional Music (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6693


Price: 16.99

Originally released in 1953. Yet more superlatives are required to do this recording justice. Harps, drums, gongs, flutes, guitars (Hawaiian guitar) violin even Burmese 'piano'. As usual fascinating liner notes give a rare insight into the music.

A Custom CD is a high-quality CD-R which is produced at Smithsonian Folkways. A Custom CD is a mixed mode disc (also known as an Enhanced CD/CD Extra/CD Plus). A mixed mode disc contains both audio (for CD audio players) and data (readable on other devices, like PCs). Custom titles are sold with a digital copy of the album's original liner notes (as a .PDF file) on the CD.

1. Kyo Song (Royal Barge Music) 2. Byaw Than (Novitiating Ceremonial Song) 3. Patt Waing 4. Maung Saing 5. Saing (Burmese Orchestra) 6. Saung 7.Pattala 8. Don Min 9. Si Daw 10. Bon Gyi Than 11. Do Butt 12. O Zi 13. Kar Gyin (Martial Song) - Ba Thet 14. Burmese Violin - Maung Kyaing 15. Burmese Guitar- U Sein Maung 15.Burmese Piano-Maung Than Myint



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