DOBES Archive

Aije Let – Tone discussion
One recording in which Aije Let Hailong discusses about tones. This consists of the following media file: SDM01-20100129-173850_JS_E_AiCheLet_Discussion.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM01-20100129-173850_JS_E_AiCheLet_Discussion.wav:Duration 61’24”:Discussion with Ai Che Let about tones, and about the song sung by Ee Ngyan Kheit ias 1-7-1-9 in January 2000. 0’00” change of tones in command, question,
Am Saeu Khyo – Songs discussion
Two recordings in which Am Saeu Khyo discusses about songs. These consist of the following media files: SDM01-20100129-201734_JS_E_Discussion.wav SDM01-20100129-205712_JS_E_Discussion.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM01-20100129-201734_JS_E_Discussion.wav:Duration 39’36”:Discussion with Am Saue Khyo and the other lady. This recording includings getting the other lady to try singing this song. SDM01-20100129-205712_JS_E_Discussion.wav:Duration 1’06”:Further discussion with Am Saue Khyo.
Mai Ko Sum Phai (Tai winter festival) 2010
Two recordings in which the villagers of Namphakey speak about Mai Ko Sum Phai (Tai winter festival). This consists of the following sound files: SDM01-20100129-075826_JS_E_MaiKoSumPhai.wav SDM01-20100129-081750_JS_E_MaiKoSumPhai.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM01-20100129-075826_JS_E_MaiKoSumPhai.wav:Duration 18’50”:Mai Ko Sum Phai – temple prayers 1. 2’15” Ven. Gyanapal Bhikkhu rings the bell to indicate the start of the prayers. The disc ran out of space in the middle of the monks Pali prayer SDM01-20100129-081750_JS_E_MaiKoSumPhai.wav:Duration 39’39”:Mai Ko Sum Phai – temple prayers 2. Commences in the middle of the monk’s prayer
Jengpathar Sahpolo Dance
Six recordings in which Ryemshe, Datho, Dahue, Shehue and the ladies of Jengpathar performs and also explains Sahpolo song. These consist of the following sound files: SDM15-20100117-162710_JS_E_SahpoloPractice.wav SDM15-20100117-163446_JS_E_Sahpolo.wav SDM15-20100118-01_SM_T_Ryemshe_SahpoloExplanation.wav SDM15-20100118-02_SM_T_Ryemshe_SahpoloExplanation.wav SDM15-20100118-03_SM_T_Ryemshe_SahpoloExplanation.wav SDM15-20100118-04_SM_T_Ryemshe_SahpoloExplanation.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM15-20100117-162710_JS_E_SahpoloPractice.wav; Duration 5’33”; Sahpolo song practice. This was also recorded on video. The microphones were placed on the verandah of the house and there is a lot of background noise. SDM15-20100117-163446_JS_E_Sahpolo.wav; Duration 8’52”; Sahpolo song performance. This starts at 4’59”. Hymn singing can be heard in the background at the beginning. SDM15-20100118-01_SM_T_Ryemshe_SahpoloExplanation.wav; Duration 19’24”; Explaining the meaning of the Sahpolo song (recorded by Jürgen Schöpf) First 8 lines SDM15-20100118-02_SM_T_Ryemshe_SahpoloExplanation.wav; Duration 20’52”; Explaining the meaning of the Sahpolo song (recorded by Jürgen Schöpf) up to 2’10” SDM15-20100118-03_SM_T_Ryemshe_SahpoloExplanation.wav; Duration 19’26”; Explaining the meaning of the Sahpolo song (recorded by Jürgen Schöpf) up to 2’50” SDM15-20100118-04_SM_T_Ryemshe_SahpoloExplanation.wav; Duration 8’21”; Explaining the meaning of the Sahpolo song (recorded by Jürgen Schöpf) Final section
Aije Let – Discussion about melody
One recording in which Aije Let Hailong discusses about melody. This consists of the following media file: SDM01-20100131-104117_JS_E_AiCheLet_Melodies.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM01-20100131-104117_JS_E_AiCheLet_Melodies.wav:Duration 14’02”:Ai Che Let demonstrates the tune of different styles of Tai song – 0’55” Mo Kham Sa Eui,, sung on the syllable na; 1’46” Mo Kham Khe Khyang, sung on the syllable na;; 2’09” Mo Kham Soi Yoi; he used the syllable noi on which to sing this. There are two types ‘the middle type’ (an khueng kang) and the short type (an lot). 3’28” The camera is used to film him tapping his finger while demonstrating the Soi Yoi styles. 4’15” Soi Yoi is repeated, first an yau ‘the long type’ and then an lot ‘the short type’. This distinction refers to the length of the text of the lines. 5’27” the short type is demonstrated; 6’23” an phat lik, the tune of reading books. This is demonstrated with a humming, m syllable. 7’07” Kham Woi ‘blessing’. This needs to be sung with words. Two types are demonstrated, first the long type, then at 8’39” the short type. This also needs to be sung with words. Following this there was some further discussion, about why words are needed for some types. In the Soi Yoi type, he sang only the tune seng naai. 11’41” The style of monks preaching. This is just the tune. There are several types, that of the young monks (12’00”) and that of the more senior monks (12’31”)
Ee Ngyan Kheit’s Sa Eui song
One recording in which Ee Ngyan Kheit sings Sa Eui song. This consists of the following media file: SDM01-20100129-170625_JS_E_EeNyanKhet_SoiYoi.wav The details of this recording is as follows: SDM01-20100129-170625_JS_E_EeNyanKhet_SoiYoi.wav:Duration 2’10”:Recording of the Sa Eui Song. This is a re-recording of the text recorded and translated by Stephen Morey as 1-7-1-9 in January 2000. The first verse is almost identical to that recorded in 2000, but the text of the second verse, the female verse, sung in a high register, is completely different from that recorded in 2000.
Loekyam Cholim – Wang Qhyoe (great sacrifice song), Sahpolo and Wajom Qhyoe sung with flutes
A recording in which Loekyam Cholim and two girls sing Wang Qhyoe (great sacrifice song), Sahpolo and Wajom Qhyoe sung with flutes. This consists of the following media file: SDM12-20100112-190822_JS_E_WangQhyoe.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM12-20100112-190822_JS_E_WangQhyoe.wav: Duration 19’49”: Singing the Wang Qhyoe / Sahpolo with flute; the girls finish singing at about 13’00”. From 13’40” Loekyam sings the Wajom Qhyoe alternating with flute playing.
Am Saue Khyo – Farewell Song
One recording in which Am Saeu Khyo sings farewell song. This consists of the following media file: SDM01-20100131-111510_JS_E_AmSaueKhyo_FarewellSong.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM01-20100131-111510_JS_E_AmSaueKhyo_FarewellSong.wav:Duration 6’15”:Am Saue Khyo’s farewell song written for Stephen Morey and Juergen Schoepf.