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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Văn Khê Trần; Alain Daniélou
|Language Note:||Sung principally in Vietnamese; one of the Buddhist chants is sung in "Sino-Vietnamese", and some others may contain some Sanskrit.|
|Notes:||Disc 1, headed The tradition of Hué (cf. container verso), presents music and theatre of the court (tracks 1-5), and ritual music and entertainment music (tracks 6-11). Disc 2, headed The music of South Vietnam (cf. container verso), presents traditional vocal and instrumental music, both ritual and religious music (tracks 1-5), and entertainment music and music of the "modernized" theatre (tracks 6-11).
"Originally edited for the International Music Council by the International Institute for Comparative Music Studies and Documentation." -- Booklet.
Reissue, in memory of Alain Daniélou, of the analog discs Viet-Nam and The music of Viet-Nam II, first released in the 1960's or 1970's on Musicaphon BM 30 L 2022 and BM 30 L 2023 as vols. 22-23 in the series Musical anthology of the Orient in the Unesco collection.
Historical and descriptive notes by those responsible for the recordings in English translation from the original Vietnamese and/or French (33 p. : ill., maps) inserted in container.
|Event notes:||Recorded in Vietnam by Tran Van Khe and Nguyen Huu Ba, in part with the collaboration of Madame la Comtesse de Chambure, Thuy Dung, and Arnaud de Chambure.|
|Description:||2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Dance of the horse and mang --
Dance of the phoenix --
"Mounting the esplanade" --
Ten 'royal' pieces --
Mad woman's song : (traditional theater) --
The five 'drums of thunder' --
Recitation of Buddhist prayers --
Buddhist chant --
Monochord solo --
'Journey overland' --
Landscape of four generations --
Bai trong lay ; and Thet --
Buddhist chants and prayers ([performed by] a bonze of Saigon) --
Bai ha --
Respectful invitation to the Goddess of the West --
Xang Xê --
Rao nam, hoi ai-oan --
Binh ban --
The wind blows and bends the weeping willow --
The four generations --
The beautiful Tây Thi --
Longing for the past.
|Series Title:||Anthology of world music.|
|Other Titles:||Musical anthology of the Orient.