Author:Pham Duy

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Musics of Vietnam

By: Pham Duy

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 124150

ISBN: 0809306441

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 161pages. Pham Duy begins with a discussion of the four main groups of Vietnam: the Troung Son tribes, the North Vietnamese of the highlands, the descendants of the Champa tribes, and the South Vietnamese. He describes various musical instruments unique to certain regions, such as the bamboo xylophone called "dan to rung," the bamboo sound box called "the Roding," the calabash-shell-and -bamboo mouth organ called "Nboat," and many others. He then explains the musi... View more info