Musics of Vietnam

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Southern Illinois University Press, 1975 - Folk-songs, Vietnamese - 161 pages
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This is the first book in English on the popular music of Vietnam—a songbag of Vietnamese music.

 

The Musics of Vietnam is a popular work, on the order of the John and Alan Lomax collection of American folk songs. Pham Duy spent twenty years traveling through­out Vietnam collecting regional folk music. His collection represents the range as well as the diversity of the Vietnamese people—North, South, and Central.

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Contents

Folk Songs
21
Music for Diversion
95
Theater Music
111
Bibliography
153
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About the author (1975)

Pham Duy resides in Saigon, where he continues collecting and composing. He was born in Hanoi, and studied in Paris.

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