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A Threshing Song and Discussion

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This collection presents forty-nine audio files including: several folk song genres; folktales and; local history from the Sman shad Valley of Sde dge County


Threshing songs are sung antiphonally between two people or two groups of people when threshing. Such songs can be sung by anyone, but are mostly sung by young people. Both men and women sing threshing song as they thresh barley. This file also contains a discussion of the genre by the singer


Oral Literature, Oral Tradition, Linguistic Anthropology, History, Working Song, Folk Song, Song, Khams Tibetan, Tibetan, Sman shad

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World Oral Literature Project

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World Oral Literature Project