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Hmong songs of memory : traditional secular and sacred Hmong music : essays, images, and film / Victoria Vorreiter.

Author/Creator:
Vorreiter, Victoria, author.
Publication:
[Chiang Mai?] Thailand : Resonance Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
267 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 videodisc (75 min. : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
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Other Title:
Traditional secular and sacred Hmong music
Subjects:
Southeast Asia.
Hmong (Asian people) -- Southeast Asia -- Music -- History and criticism.
Folk songs, Hmong -- Southeast Asia.
Folk music -- Southeast Asia.
Hmong (Asian people) -- Southeast Asia -- Social life and customs.
Hmong (Asian people) -- Southeast Asia -- Civilization.
Hmong (Asian people) -- Music.
Folk songs, Hmong.
Folk music.
Hmong (Asian people).
Hmong (Asian people) -- Social life and customs.
Songs, Hmong.
Form/Genre:
Folk music.
Field recordings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Music.
Field recordings.
Folk music.
Language:
Text in English; DVD in English and Hmong.
System Details:
DVD digital optical
DVD video file
DVD DVD video
Summary:
Explores Hmong vocal and instrumental musical heritage along with Hmong beliefs, traditions, and rituals. Set against a rural backdrop of small, remote villages in northern Laos and Thailand, the 75-min. film (in Hmong and English) offers an intimate look at Hmong secular and sacred music in the context of traditional daily life; includes performances of cycles-of-life pieces and a full shamanic healing ceremony.
Notes:
Accompanied by ethnographic film (Hmong songs of memory) filmed, edited, researched, and directed by Victoria Vorreiter.
Includes bibliographical references (page 266).
ISBN:
9780998123905
0998123900
9780998123912
0998123919
OCLC:
1041193601