DOBES Archive

Phake Songs - 20th November 2007
This consists of the following media files: SDM01-20071120-02_1169_SM_X_Songs.mpg Duration 31'43'" This recording forms part of the cassette numbered SMVDP15NOV0701 (Phonogrammarchiv No 1169), and runs from 19'59" to 51'42" on that cassette. 0’00”; (19’59”); Kham Soi Oi, sung by Aije Let Hailowng 4’47”; (24’46”); Kham Soi Oi, sung by Aije Let Hailowng 6’49”; (26’48”); Words of Phake history told by Ee Tan Wingkyen and Ai Seng Hun. The manuscript from which they were reading was photographed; 11’08”; (31’07”); Song, sung by Ee Tan Wingkyen. The manuscript from which they were reading was photographed; 12’53”; (32’52”); Kham Sae Eui, sung by Ai Che Let 13’59”; (33’58”); Pu Son Lan (‘Grandfather teaches grandchild), spoken by Ai Che Let 28’01”; (48’00”); Kham Khe Khyang for Indira Gandhi; Composed in 1983 in honour of her visit to Namphakey; sung by Pyat Song. 31’43”; (51’42”); End
Mahosatha manuscript
A recording of Aije Let Hailowng reading the manuscript Chau Mahosatha. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-20071123-01_1170_SM_X_AiCheLet_Mahosatha.mpg Duration 5'12'" This recording forms part of the cassette numbered SMVDP22NOV0701 (Phonogrammarchiv No 1170), and runs from 15'45'" to 20'57" on that cassette.
Phake Musical Instruments
A recording of Ai Lun Khong talks about and names the traditional Tai Phake musical instruments. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-20071202-01_1173_JS_X_AiLunKhong_Instruments.mpg Duration 1'19'" This recording forms part of the cassette numbered SMVDP1DEC0701 (Phonogrammarchiv No 1173), and runs from 24'53'" to 27'12" on that cassette.
Phake Pu Son Lan (Grandfather teaches Grandchildren)
Two recordings of Aije Let Hailowng speaks the Pu Son Lan from memory. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-2008Tascam-003.wav; duration 1'22" SDM01-2008Tascam-004.wav; duration 10'59" An edition of the Pu Son Lan, partly translated into English based upon a translation made by Yehom Buragohainwas published in 2001 as Grandfather teaches grandchildren. Dibrugarh: Triograph Press. 44p.
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,
Borphakey songs - 30th November 2011
A recording of songs sung in Borphakey village by Nang Nau Chi, Nang Pau Pem and Ai Lun Kong. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-20071130-01_1171_JS_X_Borphakey_Songs.mpg; Duration 55'14'" This recording forms the whole of the cassette numbered SMVDP30NOV0701 (Phonogrammarchiv No 1171). and SDM01-2008Tascam-016.wav; Duration 56'39" The details of the recording SDM01-20071130-01_1171_JS_X_Borphakey_Songs.mpg are as follows: 0’00” Nang Pau Pem singing a prayer, Kanto Phra, filmed by candlelight; 0’30” Nang Nau Chi singing a song about weaving, a Mo Kham Sa Eui. Filmed by candlelight; a photograph of the MS of the song is Nang_Nau_Chi_Songs_4.jpg; 2’01” Nang Nau Chi singing a Rice pounding song, Mo Kham Soi Yoi. Filmed by candlelight; a Photographs of the MS of the song Nang_Nau_Chi_Songs_5.jpg and 6.jpg; song finishes at 12’00”; 12’28” Ai Lun Khong and Nang Nau Chi discussing about the meaning of the rice pounding song; 24’11” Ai Lun Khong sings a Mo Kham Sa Eui with an explanation of the song. Song finishes at 25’34”; 27’02” Ai Lun Khong speaks the Mo Kham Sa Eui, and some discussion; 29’45” Ai Lun Khong and Nang Nau Chi sing a Response song spontaneously; 32’23” Ai Lun Khong - Some general discussion about the song in English and Phake; it was pointed out that when a boy and girl meet, they are too shy to talk, so they sing to each other; 40’20” Nang Pau Pem sings a song for children – Mo Kham Lau Luk On; 42’10” Nang Pau Pem sings another song for children, Chi Chi Ha Haing; 42’38” Nang Pau Pem sings a Mo Kham Sa Eui; 43’30” Ai Lun Khong and Nang Nau Chi discussion; from 44’30” discussion about the ending of songs; 47’00” about the Pya Chat (Jataka) of former days ; 47’25” Ai Lun Khong; Nang Nau Chi discussion about the Khe Khyang style; 50’10” Nang Pau Pem sings and Ai Lun Khong discusses a Khe Khyang song composed for a British tea garden manager; 50’40” some discussion; 51’36” song resumes Accompanied by clapping. This song was taught to Nang Pau Pem by her Pu Ok (her father’s father). His name was Ngo Yun Che (yon² ce¹) ‘youngest-fine’; 55’14” end of recording SDM01-2008Tascam-016.wav is an explanation of the meaning of the response song sung by Ai Lun Khong and Nang Nau Chi at 29'45" of SDM01-20071130-01_1171_JS_X_Borphakey_Songs.mpg
Phake Riddles
A recording of Nang Nau Chi, Nang Pau Pem and Chaichuen Khamdaengyodtai telling riddles This consists of the following media files: SDM01-2008Tascam-018.wav Duration 4'10"
Phake - Kham Sa Eui (artistic song)
A recording of Aije Let Hailowng sings the Kham Sa Eui, an artistic song.. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-2008Tascam-005.wav; duration 0’45” SDM01-2008Tascam-006.wav; duration 1’07” SDM01-2008Tascam-007.wav; duration 4’57” SDM01-2008Tascam-008.wav; duration 0'34" SDM01-2008Tascam-009.wav; duration 1'53" SDM01-2008Tascam-010.wav; duration 5'33" The detailed contents of this recording are as follows: SDM01-2008Tascam-005.wav: singing the Kham Sa Eui from memory SDM01-2008Tascam-006.wav and -007.wav: singing the Kham Sa Eui by reading a manuscript SDM01-2008Tascam-008.wav: about Kham Sa Eui SDM01-2008Tascam-009.wav: Reading and explaining the Kham Sa Eui – 1st verse SDM01-2008Tascam-010.wav: Reading and explaining the Kham Sa Eui – remaining verses The photographs of the manuscript are AijeLet_KhamSaEui_1.jpg to _3.,jpg (AijeLet_KhamSaEui_2.jpg was out of focus)
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.
Phake - Ai Chang Let's history book
A series of four recordings in which Ai Chang Let talks about and reads a portion of his history book.. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-2008Tascam-021.wav; Duration 1'04" SDM01-2008Tascam-022.wav; Duration 1'01" SDM01-2008Tascam-023.wav; Duration 2'19" SDM01-2008Tascam-024.wav; Duration 1'52" The detailed contents of the recordings are as follows: SDM01-2008Tascam-021.wav; Introduction to the book of history SDM01-2008Tascam-022.wav; Some discussion SDM01-2008Tascam-023.wav; Reading a short extract from the book of history SDM01-2008Tascam-024.wav; About the meaning of the history book - about what Khun Lung and Khun Lai did
Pha Meu Mau Khon 'There is no hair on your palm'
A recording of Ai Lun Khong reading and explaining the manuscript Pha Meu Mau Khon 'there is no hair on your palm'. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-20071201-01_1173_PN_X_AiLunKhong_PhaMeuMauKhon.mpg; Duration 5'12'" This recording forms part of the cassette numbered SMVDP1DEC0701 (Phonogrammarchiv No 1173), and runs from 0'00'" to 24'53" on that cassette. and SDM01-2008Tascam-017.wav; Duration 20'11" The detailed contents of the recordings are: SDM01-20071201-01_1173_PN_X_AiLunKhong_PhaMeuMauKhon.mpg: 0'00"; Reading the book Pha Meu Mau Khon 12'26" Explaining the book Pha Meu Mau Khon 24'53" End of recording SDM01-2008Tascam-017 Discussing the meaning of the book Pha Meu Mau Khon The photographs of the manuscript are numbered: AiLunKhong_PhaMeuMauKhon_cover.jpg AiLunKhong_PhaMeuMauKhon_1 to 8.jpg
Songs sung by Nang Nau Chi
A recording of Nang Nau Chi singing several songs. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-20071129-02_1170_SM_X_NangNauChi_Songs.mpg; Duration 14'51'" This recording forms part of the cassette numbered SMVDP22NOV0701 (Phonogrammarchiv No 1170), and runs from 45'00'" to 59'51" on that cassette. and SDM01-2008Tascam-012.wav; Duration 9'00" In all seven songs were sung on SDM01-20071129-02_1170_SM_X_NangNauChi_Songs.mpg (1) Kham Pung (2) Kham Pung (3) Mo Kham Sa Eui (4) Mo Kham Sa Eui (5) Kham Pung Tai Hau (sung during the time of festival) (6) Kham Pung Tai Hau (sung during the time of festival) (7) Kham Pung Tai Hau (sung during the time of festival) The recording SDM01-2008Tascam-012.wav is an explanation of the meaning of the Kham Pung Tai Hau, songs No. (5) to (7) The manuscripts of these songs were photographed as Nang Nau Chi's Songs 1.jpg (1) and (2) Nang Nau Chi's Songs 2.jpg (3) to (5) Nang Nau Chi's Songs 3.jpg (6) and (7)
Patesa Making 2007
A recording of the making of the Patesa, explained by Ngi Khaing Chakap and Sam Thon Wingkyen. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-20071121-01_1169_SM_X_PatesaMaking.mpg Duration 3'19" This recording forms part of the cassette numbered SMVDP15NOV0701 (Phonogrammarchiv No 1169), and runs from 51'42" to 55'02" on that cassette.
Money values
A recording of Ai Janta talks about money values of former times. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-2008Tascam-002.wav Duration 2'14"
Phake Farewell songs
A recording in which Nang Pau Pem and Nang Nau Chi sing farewell songs. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-2008Tascam-019.wav; Duration 1'25" SDM01-2008Tascam-020.wav; Duration 3'54" The details of this recordings are SDM01-2008Tascam-019.wav; farewell song sung by Nang Pau Pem SDM01-2008Tascam-020.wav; farewell song sung by Nang Pau Pem and Nang Nau Chi
Phake - Discussion of songs with Ai Chang Let
A recording of Ai Chang Let talking about traditional Tai Phake songs.. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-2008Tascam-025.wav Duration 4'51"
Am Saue Khyo’s New Year Song
Nine recordings in which Am Saeu Khyo sings their traditional New Year Song. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-20100129-104618_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav SDM01-20100129-105150_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav SDM01-20100129-110732_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_Background.wav SDM01-20100129-111455_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear_Reading.wav SDM01-20100129-200033_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav SDM01-20100129-200641_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav SDM01-20100129-201130_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav SDM01-20100130-183745_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav SDM01-20100130-185407_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM01-20100129-104618_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav:Duration 5’22”:Soi Yoi, preparing to sing the Soi Yoi song composed for the New Year celebration at Ninggam. This recording is only mono after the first few seconds, with the second channel coming and going. SDM01-20100129-105150_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav:Duration 15’07”:Soi Yoi, New Year song SDM01-20100129-110732_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_Background.wav:Duration 0’25”:Some background to the Soi Yoi song SDM01-20100129-111455_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear_Reading.wav:Duration 12’34”:Reading the Soi Yoi song written for the New Year. SDM01-20100129-200033_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav:Duration 4’52”:Soi Yoi song – composed for the New Year festival at Ninggam. This recording can be treated as a rehearsal SDM01-20100129-200641_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav:Duration 4’32”:Soi Yoi song – composed for the New Year festival at Ninggam. This recording can be treated as a rehearsal SDM01-20100129-201130_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav:Duration 5’58”:Soi Yoi song – composed for the New Year festival at Ninggam. This recording can be treated as a rehearsal SDM01-20100130-183745_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav:Duration 14’46:Soi Yoi Song – composed for the New Year festival at Ninggam. This is the best version. SDM01-20100130-185407_JS_E_AmSaeu_SoiYoi_NewYear.wav:Duration 0’56”:Soi Yoi Song – composed for the New Year festival at Ninggam. This is the best version.. Last verse repeared
Phake - Buddhist Texts spoken by Nang Nau Chi
A recording of Nang Nau Chi speaking several Buddhist texts. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-2008Tascam-013.wav; duration 4'21" SDM01-2008Tascam-014.wav; duration 1'54" Detailed contents of these recordings: SDM01-2008Tascam-013.wav: Kham Lik – list of Buddhist texts SDM01-2008Tascam-014.wav: Kham Yahanta – lists the names of the disciples of Buddha
Phake Marriage Customs
A recording of Ai Janta talks about marriage customs of former times.. This consists of the following media files: SDM01-2008Tascam-001.wav Duration 1'14"
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