Songs of the Third King's Court CD
15.00

Legendary Performances from the First Studio Recordings of Traditional Bhutanese Vocal Music

In 1968 the Third King of Bhutan sent the finest singers in his kingdom to Calcutta, India, to record Bhutanese vocal music for the first time. For decades these pioneering recordings were largely unavailable. Now 15 classic songs from the historic Calcutta studio sessions have been digitally restored and remastered, fully revealing the sublime beauty of Bhutanese tradition.

Read the fascinating history of these recordings along with notes on the songs and full lyrics, download here.

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Music from the Mountains of Bhutan CD
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Songs of Kheng Sonam Dorji

One of the country's most accomplished musicians offers this exquisite recording of hauntingly beautiful traditional and original songs. Vocals are backed by drangyen, the iconic sea-serpent-headed lute of Bhutan.

Liner notes included.

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Journey to Sengbji, Bhutan CD
15.00

Songs of Aum Nimchu Pem

Virtuosic unaccompanied traditional singing by nationally revered Aum Nimchu Pem, a 68-year-old farmer from Trongsa. This CD also includes several instrumentals featuring drangyen (lute), chiwang (fiddle) and lim (flute).

Lovely 24-page CD booklet included.

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CD of Music from Bhutan

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Songs of the Third King's Court:
Legendary Performances from the First Studio Recordings
of Traditional Bhutanese Vocal Music

In 1968 the Third King of Bhutan sent the finest singers in his kingdom to Calcutta, India, to record Bhutanese vocal music for the first time.  For decades these pioneering recordings were largely unavailable.  Now 15 classic songs from the historic Calcutta studio sessions have been digitally restored and remastered, fully revealing the sublime beauty of Bhutanese tradition.

Read the fascinating history of these recordings along with notes on the songs and full lyrics, download here.

$15.00 plus s&h


CD of Music from Bhutan

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Music from the Mountains
of Bhutan
Songs of Kheng Sonam Dorji

One of the country's most accomplished musicians offers this exquisite recording of hauntingly beautiful traditional and original songs. Vocals are backed by drangyen, the iconic sea-serpent-headed lute of Bhutan. Liner notes included.

$15.00 plus s&h


Book on Bhutanese
Music + CD

Masters of Bhutanese Traditional Music Vol. 1 (CD included!)

The first publication of its kind, this book highlights 10 extraordinary elders who are keeping Bhutan's unique musical heritage alive. Includes biographical sketches, first hand recollections, contemporary and historic photographs, and a stellar CD sampler. (2013 Revision)

$20.00 Plus S&H


CD of Music from Bhutan

Journey to Sengbji, Bhutan
Songs of Aum Nimchu Pem

Virtuosic unaccompanied traditional singing by nationally revered Aum Nimchu Pem, a 68-year-old farmer from Trongsa. This CD also includes several instrumentals featuring drangyen (lute), chiwang (fiddle) and lim (flute).  Lovely 24-page CD booklet included.

$15.00 Plus S&H


CD Combo

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Music from the Mountains of Bhutan CD
&
Journey to Sengbji, Bhutan CD

Buy both CDs and save! Free shipping for the second CD!

$35.00 Free Shipping!