Offering Songs, Festive Songs, Processional Songs mGar-gLu, Khro-Glu, Phebsnga: Tashi Tsering's Music: Dui Keepo, 'When we assemble'
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Blumenthal, K. (2013). Offering Songs, Festive Songs, Processional Songs mGar-gLu, Khro-Glu, Phebsnga: Tashi Tsering's Music: Dui Keepo, 'When we assemble' [Audio file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/244442
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Played during the Yardung festival (horse racing festival in the autumn) when many people are assembled – any happy ceremony time. Sung during weddings when the families are all assembled The girls and parents sit on the left. Boys and the man’s family sits on the right. Primarily a collection of folk and religious offering songs sung by a specialised class of folk singers (Emeda) in Lo. Most of these songs are sung by Tashi Tsering, the last remaining Emeda singer in Lo. In many of these songs, he accompanies himself with the nha, a pair of large kettledrums played with wooden mallets. Other 'khro glu are sung by women in Lo Monthang, Yandol, Pema Dolkar, and Khang Lhamo.
Loba, Mustang, Kali Gandaki, Tibetan Folk Music, Mon
Lo Monthang, Mustang, Nepal
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