Songs from Chab mdo

These songs were recorded in Skar ma Village, Chab mdo City, in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Skar ma Village is an agro-pastoralist community about 1,080 kilometers from Lhasa; all residents are Tibetan. The songs in this collection were recorded in 2007 by Bsod nams dung mtsho, and all were sung by Bsod nams 'byor ldan, a male who, at the time of recording, was in his sixties. Except the first track, all are dancing songs.

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Track # Title Time Description
01Track 10.26This song is a mani song. File Size: 323 kb
02Track 22.27This song was traditionally sung antiphonally between teams of men and women. File Size: 1.7 MB
03Track 31.52This song was traditionally sung antiphonally between teams of men and women. File Size: 1.31 MB
04Track 41.50This song is titled ‘Little Bird’, and was traditionally sung antiphonally between teams of men and women. File Size: 1.29 MB
05Track 51.29This song is entitled ‘Great Valley’. File Size: 1.04 MB
06Track 60.57File Size: 685 kb
07Track 72.42This song is entitled, ‘Dancing is Good, Dancing is Wonderful’. File Size: 1.9 MB
08Track 83.01This song is entitled ‘On Golden Mountain’. . File Size: 2.09 MB