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A Threshing Song and Discussion

Zla ba sgrol ma;
  • Published: 10 Nov 2009
  • Publisher: World Oral Literature Project
  • Country: United Kingdom
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 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 World Oral Literature Project
free text keywords: Oral Literature, Oral Tradition, Linguistic Anthropology, History, Working Song, Folk Song, Song, Khams Tibetan, Tibetan, Sman shad
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