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CHINA Folk Music of China, Vol. 5: Aboriginal Folk Songs of Taiwan

    
      

 

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CHINA Folk Music of China, Vol. 5: Aboriginal Folk Songs of Taiwan

This album features folk songs of the Austronesian aboriginal ethnic groups of Taiwan—Amis, Atayal, Saisiyat, Tsou, Paiwan, Rukai, Bunun, Seediq and Truku. As with Chinese traditional visual arts, the song titles explain their mood and origin.


Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  A Visiting Song (Amis Tribe)
1.   Play with flash player A Visiting Song (Amis Tribe) 00:02:29
  Old Men's Drinking Song 1 (Amis Tribe)
2.   Play with flash player Old Men's Drinking Song 1 (Amis Tribe) 00:01:09
  Old Men's Drinking Song 2 (Amis Tribe)
3.   Play with flash player Old Men's Drinking Song 2 (Amis Tribe) 00:02:34
  Old Song of the Atayal (Atayal Tribe)
4.   Play with flash player Old Song of the Atayal 00:04:10
  A Wedding Song (Saisiyat Tribe)
5.   Play with flash player A Wedding Song (Saisiyat Tribe) 00:02:08
  A Farewell Song (Saisiyat Tribe)
6.   Play with flash player A Farewell Song (Saisiyat Tribe) 00:02:27
  Weaving Song (Saisiyat Tribe)
7.   Play with flash player Weaving Song (Saisiyat Tribe) 00:01:25
  Indeed (Tsou Tribe)
8.   Play with flash player Indeed (Tsou Tribe) 00:01:01
  Missing You (Paiwan Tribe)
9.   Play with flash player Missing You (Paiwan Tribe) 00:03:00
  Looking Back on the Old Days (Paiwan Tribe)
10.   Play with flash player Looking Back on the Old Days (Paiwan Tribe) 00:02:22

Traditional

  A Nose Flute Solo (Paiwan Tribe)
11.   Play with flash player A Nose Flute Solo (Paiwan Tribe) 00:02:19

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  Four Seasons (Rukai Tribe)
12.   Play with flash player Four Seasons (Rukai Tribe) 00:02:07
  Weaving Song (Rukai Tribe)
13.   Play with flash player Weaving Song (Rukai Tribe) 00:01:24
  Marriage Song (Rukai Tribe)
14.   Play with flash player Marriage Song (Rukai Tribe) 00:02:57
  A Harvest Ritual (Rukai Tribe)
15.   Play with flash player A Harvest Ritual (Rukai Tribe) 00:02:00
  Pray for the Harvest of Millet (Bunun Tribe)
16.   Play with flash player Pray for the Harvest of Millet (Bunun Tribe) 00:04:35
  A Gun Ritual Song (Bunun Tribe)
17.   Play with flash player A Gun Ritual Song (Bunun Tribe) 00:01:50
  Announcement of Accomplishments (Bunun Tribe)
18.   Play with flash player Announcement of Accomplishments (Bunun Tribe) 00:01:39
  Question and Answer Song (Bunun Tribe)
19.   Play with flash player Question and Answer Song (Bunun Tribe) 00:00:46
  A Brewing Song (Bunun Tribe)
20.   Play with flash player A Brewing Song (Bunun Tribe) 00:01:03
  A Drinking Song (Bunun Tribe)
21.   Play with flash player A Drinking Song (Bunun Tribe) 00:02:18
  Coming Home (Bunun Tribe)
22.   Play with flash player Coming Home (Bunun Tribe) 00:01:57
  Working Women (Bunun Tribe)
23.   Play with flash player Working Women (Bunun Tribe) 00:00:41
  Who Am I (Seediq Tribe)
24.   Play with flash player Who Am I (Seediq Tribe) 00:01:21
  Happy Together (Seediq Tribe)
25.   Play with flash player Happy Together (Seediq Tribe) 00:01:05
  Families without Men (Seediq Tribe)
26.   Play with flash player Families without Men (Seediq Tribe) 00:01:05
  Song of Encouragement (Truku Tribe)
27.   Play with flash player Song of Encouragement (Truku Tribe) 00:00:59
  Song of Feng Shai (Truku Tribe)
28.   Play with flash player Song of Feng Shai (Truku Tribe) 00:00:36

Total Playing Time: 00:53:27






Composer(s):
Traditional

Lyricist(s):
Traditional

Ensemble(s):
Villagers from Luona Tribe, Xinyi Country, Nantou County

Artist(s):
Bilin, Labai; Feng, Fumin; Guifeng, Zhenglin; Hayong, Youming; Hu, Qingxiang; Jinrong, Qiongfeng; Ke, Juying; Li, Yuanxin; Mai, Taishan; Si, Aqu; Wu, Yezhi; Wu, Yuehua; Xie, Shuineng; Xiuxiang, Fengzhu; Yang, Shunying; Zheng, Meilan

Label: Naxos World Music

Genre: World

Catalogue No: NXW76092-2

Barcode: 636943709221

Release Date: 03/2020

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