Song of Tibet

By 2008.03.24 tags: , , , , , , . Comment»

HV doubled down with two pieces on NPR Day to Day, the first— There’s history and politics hidden in the songs of Tibet, which has been under Chinese control for half a century. A music recordist visits during Losar, the Tibetan New Year, looking for traditional music (produced for KGLT-Bozeman), “Song of Tibet” (3:30 mp3):

A masters hands plays the Danyen; a Tibetan type of banjo:
Hands playing stringed instrument
Photo © Jack Chance, March 2008, Kathmandu, Nepal

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