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  • Love Song 16 

    Lha mo ’tsho (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-04)
    The singer describes the depths of her feelings for her lover. This song is never sung at public celebratory gatherings, as relatives might be present and it is taboo to sing such songs in the presence of relatives. ...
  • Love Song 15 

    Lha mo ’tsho (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-04)
    This song is sung to begin a session of love song singing. This song is never sung at public celebratory gatherings, as relatives might be present and it is taboo to sing such songs in the presence of relatives. ...
  • Love Song 14 

    Lha mo ’tsho (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-04)
    A female love song praises her lover's appearance and personality. This song is never sung at public celebratory gatherings, as relatives might be present and it is taboo to sing such songs in the presence of relatives. ...
  • Love Song 13 

    Lha mo ’tsho (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-04)
    A female singer asks her lover to be patient while she prepares to sing to him. This song is never sung at public celebratory gatherings, as relatives might be present and it is taboo to sing such songs in the presence of ...

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