OLAC Record

Title:Loekyam Cholim – About flutes
Contributor (compiler):Stephen Morey
Contributor (consultant):Loekyam Cholim
Kharang Kong
Description:Six recordings in which Loekyam Cholim plays flute and discusses its use in various songs.These recordings consist of the following files: SDM12-20091225-01_SM_Lukam_WajomSongFlute.mpeg (This recording runs from 12’13” to 17’01” on the video cassette numbered ASSMVDP24DEC0901 - 1441) and the rest of the five recordings are made on Edirol. SDM12-20100111-171148_JS_E_Flutes_Wajom.wav SDM12-20100111-172648_JS_E_Flutes.wav SDM12-20100111-173652_JS_E_Flutes_KungchyoeGai.wav SDM12-20100111-180744_JS_E_Flutes.wav SDM12-20100111-182014_JS_E_FlutesWajom.wav The detailed description of the video recording is as follows (times on the cassette are in parentheses): SDM12-20091225-01_SM_Lukam_WajomSongFlute.mpeg 4'48" Demonstrating the pu²lu² la²pa³ chho², a type of bamboo recorder. The one that Lukam made was too short – longer ones sound better. SDM12-20100111-171148_JS_E_Flutes_Wajom.wav: Duration 13’20”:Wajom Song. This recording commences with flute playing. At 3’00” He says that this is the played in the field. 3’22” Singing the Wajom song. 4’55” further flute playing.. 12’00” He says the words ‘Oh Wajom” and plays the small portion of flute playing that relates to the words ‘Oh Wajom’. SDM12-20100111-172648_JS_E_Flutes.wav: Duration 6’46”:Discussion of the use of the flute; in which types of songs it can be used. It cannot be used in Wihu songs. He then plays a small section of text that invites friends to come. He tests some of the different flutes and finds which of them can be used. 2’00” the tune of calling the friends (kungchyoe gai). 2’40” he sings the song of inviting friends in Cholim. ke rah jo jo. SDM12-20100111-173652_JS_E_Flutes_KungchyoeGai.wav: Duration 23’13”:About the inviting of friends (kungchyoe gai, literally ‘calling the friends’). He explains that if this song is played on the flute, the friends would come. Not to the house but in the forest or the fields or the gardens. SDM12-20100111-180744_JS_E_Flutes.wav: Duration 10’30”:Flute playing; different types of playing being the Wajom song and the calling of friends. Further discussion of music including the names of the flutes. (2’00”). SDM12-20100111-182014_JS_E_FlutesWajom.wav: Duration 5’48”:Wajom Song, flute version 1’45” singing the Wajom song, up to 3’00”; followed by more flute playing. 4’24” a different song in a different tune; this song mentions the lapocho ‘flute’ and is sung to a tune similar to the boat song and morning song. We do not know what this song is. Finishes at 5’23”
Identifier (URI):https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0017-C54F-7
Is Part Of:DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India
Language:Tase Naga; Tangsa - Cholim variety (general name Tonglum)
Language (ISO639):nst
Publisher:The Language Archive, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Subject:Tase Naga language
Tangsa - Cholim variety (general name Tonglum)
Singpho language
Subject (ISO639):nst
Type (DCMI):Sound


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OaiIdentifier:  oai:www.mpi.nl:lat_1839_00_0000_0000_0017_C54F_7
DateStamp:  2018-04-06
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Citation: Stephen Morey (compiler); Loekyam Cholim (consultant). n.d. DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India.
Terms: area_Asia country_IN country_MM dcmi_Sound iso639_nst iso639_sgp

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Country: IndiaMyanmar
Area: Asia

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