Title Text, context, and performance in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam / guest editor: Amy Catlin ; managing editor: Eran Fraenkel ; assistant editor, Therese Mahoney ; music notation, Wanda Bryant, Edith A. Johnson
Imprint Los Angeles : Dept. of Ethnomusicology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1992
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  ML3799 .C34  v.9    AVAILABLE    30520020707205
Descript xvii, 235 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm
Series Selected reports in ethnomusicology 0361-6622 ; v. 9
Selected reports in ethnomusicology ; v. 9
Note Introduction. On interpreting text, context, and performance in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam: a hermeneutical approach / Amy Catlin -- Tribal minorities. Poetic parallelism in Kmhmu visual arts: from texts to performances / Frank Proschan ; The context, text, and performance of Khàp Lue / John F. Hartmann ; Homo cantens: why Hmong sing during interactive courtship rituals / Amy Catlin ; Lexical tone and musical pitch in an Iu Mien Yao wedding song / Herbert C. Purnell -- Cambodia. Khmer classical dance: performance rites of the goddess in the context of a feminine mythology / Paul Cravath ; Muni Mekhala: the magic moment in Khmer court dance / Chan Moly Sam ; The floating maiden in Khmer shadow play: its text, context, and performance / Sam-Ang Sam -- Laos. Contexts of Dontrii Lao Deum: traditional Lao music / Katharine Bond, Kingsavanh Pathammavong ; Traditional verbal arts in Laos: functions, forms, continuities, and changes in texts, contexts, and performances / Carol J. Compton ; A melody not sung: the performance of Lao Buddhist texts in Northeast Thailand / Terry Miller ; The Lamlüang: a popular entertainment ; Music and instruments in Laos: historical antecedents and the democratic revolution / Houmphanh Rattanavong -- Vietnam. Text and context in Vietnamese sung poetry: the art of Hát Á Đào / Stephen Addiss ; Text, context, and performance: a case study of the Vietnamese Buddhist liturgy / Phong T. Nguyen
Includes bibliographical references
Subject Folk music -- Cambodia
Folk music -- Laos
Folk music -- Vietnam
Folk dancing -- Cambodia
Folk dancing -- Laos
Folk dancing -- Vietnam
Alt Author Catlin-Jairazbhoy, Amy
Fraenkel, Eran, 1951-
University of California, Los Angele. Department of Ethnomusicology