Music from India

Monpa dance song

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:32

  • Cultures

    Monpa

  • Shelf mark

    RK DAT 35

  • Recording date

    2001-10-13

  • Recording locations

    Traditional Monpa town house, Tawang town, Tawang district, Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Performance occasion

    Noon

  • Performers

    unidentified (singers, male and female)

  • Recordist

    Killius, Rolf

  • Description

    The singers are six men and seven women from the cultural group of Blething village. The young singers belong to the Monpa tribe and sing in the Tibeto-Burman language Monpa. This dance song is sung in unison without instrument accompaniment.

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