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Finding Aid for the Amy Catlin Collection of Hmong Music (Audio) 1980-1996
2008.05  
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Series 1. Archive Master Cassettes (AMC) 1980-1996

Physical Description: 59 audiocassettes
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc001

Hmong--Washington, DC 1980-03-23

Performer: Chong Yia Yang, Long Yang, Mor Xiong, Daua Yang
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 90 minutes

Scope and Content Note

0: Chong Yia Yang b.1937 [NTXOOV YIAS YAAS] song-loneliness, separn.--185: Long Yang b.1948 nyang [NPLAIM]--210: Mrs. Mor Xiong [XYOO] song-loneliness, homeland--330: Daua Yang b.1961 song-courting; 360'-oot. From index: Chong Yia Yang b.1937 "kwv txhiaj plees", Washington DC. Typed transcription & translation, word-by-word notes in folder KA PASI VUE; Long Yang "nplaim"; Mrs. Mor Xiong "kwv txhiaj tawg rog", Washington DC. Typed transcription & translation in folder KA PASI VUE; Daua Yang "kwv txhiaj plees". 1A. Dub.

Note

Digitized 2009-01-13 at 24bit/96kHz.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc010

Chiangmai Tribals (ctd) ca. 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 90 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Chiangmai Tribals continued from amr002-amr009, see Archive Master Reels series. Voice of Peace Studio. Liner notes: Chiangmai Tribals II (ctd) VOP Akha, Lisu. 1)Akha funeral song, 2)Akha jew's harp, 3)Lisu jew's harp, 4)Lisu song, 5)Akha dancing song, 6)Akha-4 dancing songs, 7)Akha teaching song, 8)Akha swing song, 9)Mon Po Akha, 10)Lisu flu, 11)Lisu flute sebe, 12)flute and flu, 13)Lisu lute

Note

Recording on side 1 only. Digitized 2009-01-13 at 24bit/96kHz. Individual tracks 1-3 digitized, 4-10 all one track (individual tracks hard to decipher), 11-13 individual tracks. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd01.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc011

Thai Tribal Music undated

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Thai Tribal Music published by Voice of Peace, Box 131, Chiangmai, Thailand. From index: Hmong items not identified. Commentary: II Lisu, 320 Meo trad'l & Xian.

Note

Side 1 recorded at lower level than side 2. Digitized 2009-01-26 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd01.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc012

Meo Tribe undated

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette

Scope and Content Note

Meo Tribe published by M. Adchawong, P.O. Box 1144, Chiangmai, Thailand. Liner notes: "Meo tribe which is said to have kinship with Yao tribe, is considered to have originated in Kweichow Province of China. It is generally said that Meo tribe is divided into five groups, namely White, Black, Blue, Red, and flower Meos, according to their costumes. However, Meo people insist that there are only two kinds of white and Blue Meos. Though their clothing style is different according to the group of some extent, square, and rectangle-sharp embroideries put on the collars or sashes of women's costumes are common with Yao tribes." From index: "Hmong man and woman songs transcribed and translated." In folder: MEO TRIBE transcriptions (23 pp) and translations (21 pp) in handwriting. 10 songs, mostly "kwv txhiaj plees," some by man, some by lady. Tape (comm) by Mr. M. Adchawong, Chiangmai (?).

Note

Track at the end of side 2 appears to be reversed, sounds like previous track on side 2. Digitized 2009-01-26 at 24bit/96kHz. Side 1 burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd01, side 2 burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd02.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc013

Chiangmai Cultural Center 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 90 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Chiangmai Cultural Center 9/80. Tourist program including Hmong. Recording may be related to amr002-amr009 and amc010.

Note

No recording on side 2. Digitized 2009-01-26 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd02.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc014

HMONG lus txhaaj, qeej 1981-04-13

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 90 minutes

Scope and Content Note

St. Michael's Hmong class held in South Providence Library, April 13, 1981. Transcribed in notebook. Side A: 000" SONG VUE CHANG, discussion. See Notebook #1 p.11; 80" MAY YA CHANG, hmong daw f. See Notebook #1 p.13 ; 135" GER YANG, hmong njua f. See Notebook #1 p.15; 160" VAN CHANG, hmong njua m. See Notebook #1 p.18; 225" SONG VUE CHANG, qeej; See Notebook #1. (Side "B" crossed out, Side A information continued) 360" VAN CHANG, qeej; 400" CHE KOUA CHANG, hmong njua-qeej, discussion between each. According to blue notebook, transcription from St. Michael's class pp. 11-21 and re-transcribed p.48-52. Transcribed by Bee Xiong

Note

No recording on side 2. Digitized 2009-01-27 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd02.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc015

"Stressless Thursday" Rehearsal and Wedding Songs 1981-05-15, 1981-07-15

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 90 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Liner notes: lus txaj tsiv teb tsaws chau. A. Song Vue Chang, Chia Chu Kue, 15 May 81, practice for "Stressless Thursday." Wedding songs- Prov. 25 July 81. Transcribed by Doua Yang in Stressless Thursday folder. See actual "Stressless Thursday" performance on amr016 and transcription of that performance in Notebook #1 p. 2-10.

Note

No recording on side 2. Digitized 2009-01-27 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd03.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc016

Stressless Thursday 1981-05-21

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 90 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Performance: AC, "Lus Txaj" by Chia Chu Kue, Song Vue Chang, Doua. Doua Yang translation. Transcribed in Notebook #1 p. 2-10 by ?. Quality of transcription is poor. Titles: 1."Lus Txaj Tsiv Teb Tsaws Chaw": Chia Chu Kue, BlueM, p.1; 2."?": Song Vue Chang, BlueM, p.2; 3."?": Chia Chue Kue, p.3; 4. "?" (page 5 & 6 missing) (Song Vue Chang) (p.5); 5."?" (page 5 & 6 missing) (Chia Chue Kue) (p.6); 6. "?": Song Vue Change, p.7; "?": Chia Chue Kue, p.9. **The rehearsal for this performance (see amr015) was also transcribed by Doua Yang (in Stressless Thursday folder).

Note

No recording on side 2. Digitized 2009-01-27 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd03.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc021

Indochinese Festival, Roger Williams Park 1981-09-13

Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Not transcribed.

Note

Very quiet for first 48 seconds, then recording becomes much louder. No recording on side 2. Digitized 2009-02-17 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd03.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc022

Refugees Speak (Tape 1 of 2) 1981-09-24

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 93 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Interviews with Chantabahn Vongsomphou, Pao Xiong.

Note

Tape needs to be repaired.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc023

Refugees Speak (Tape 2 of 2) 1981-09-24

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 93 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Interviews with Chantabahn Vongsomphou, Pao Xiong.

Note

Tape needs to be repaired.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc024

Ka Pasi Vue: kwv txhiaj 1981-08

Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes.

Scope and Content Note

Track 1--Introduction, Track 2--Singing, Track 3--Translation. Liner notes: 1. Ka Pasi Vue: "kwv txhiaj tso niam tso txiv cia"; August 1981: Providence, RI. See folder KA PASI VUE for transcription/translation.

Note

No recording on side 2. Digitized 2009-02-17 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd03.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc025

School Presentations: Excerpts of songs by Chia Chu Kue, Song Vue Chang 1981

Performer: Chia Chue Kue, Song Vue Chang
Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes.

Scope and Content Note

Liner notes: 1) School presentations: SVC, CCK, 2) Stressless Thursday. 000--Song Vue Chang; 020-- Song Vue Chang; 035--Chia Chu Kue; 046--Song Vue Chang; 072--SVC-sound no good, DY speaks; 080--SVC-sound no good; 130-- SVC-ok. From index: School Presentations - songs sung by Chia Chu Kue, Song Vue Chang in Providence School presentations 1981; Stressless Thursday. 18A (dub). See folder: SCHOOL PRESENTATIONS for transcriptions (16 pp) and translations (14 pp) of Song Vue Chang and Chia Chue Kue. Genres not identified. Notes: Blue Notebook (Notebook #1). 12 songs SVC, 6 songs CCK (video and audio dub).

Note

Beginning of "Stressless Thursday" recording is at the end of side 1, continued on side 2. Digitized 2009-02-17 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd03.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc026

Chia Chu Kue at Roger Williams Park; Hmong and Khmer Musicians 1981-07 through 1981-11

Creator/Collector: Chia Chue Kue
Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 120 minutes.

Scope and Content Note

Liner notes: 1) Chia Chu Kue-Roger Williams Park, Qeej; 2) Cambodian and Hmong musicians 24 Nov 81 Museum. Side B: CCK qeej & dance; qeej & song. plays/sings/speaks to DY/ "I played"; Sings again/DY translates "Mus ngo toj ngo pes"; "Nou Xi Long goes to celebration/arrives & plays qeej/flag pole-monument in center/he dances & plays around it/girls can't come close because he is playing & dancing in the contest." Roger Williams Park Lecture by AC; qeej/sung afterwards/speaks/sings again/DY tranlates verbally. Index reads "Not transcribed" but a transcription might be in Folder: CCK PARK MUSEUM 7/81.

Note

Digitized 2009-02-18 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd04.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc027

Portland Hmong-City Folk Festival 1981-08-08

Publisher: Portland
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes.

Scope and Content Note

Jan de Weese, moderator. Side A: City Folk 8 Aug 81, Hmong performance, Portland; Side B: Bua Sua (cont'd). Liner notes: Hmong Portland; 138--Song-vocables; 145--flute; 180--raj nplaim; 216--ncas; 272 lus taum. Transcribed and translated. See blue notebook #1 pp. 136-140 and/or loose pages in back of notebook. 1. "Qeej" Boua Soua Moua, p.136-; 2. "?" Boua Soua Moua; 3. "Lus Taum" Boua Soua Moua, pp. 137-140.

Note

Digitized 2009-02-18 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd04.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc028

Hmong Funeral (Kue) (Cassette 1 of 4) 1981-09

Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes.

Scope and Content Note

Funeral 9/81 (of Chia Chu Kue's wife?) transcribed and translated in notebook #1, pp. 54-134. 1. Nou Yee Kue, p.54-; 2. Nhia Doua Khang, p.62-; 3. Nou Yee Kue, p.65-; 4. Nhia Doua Khang, p.68-; (etc.) **Translations in folder: FUNERAL-PROVIDENCE. Notes in red notebook.

Note

Digitized 2009-02-18 at 24bit/96kHz. Side 1 burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd04. Side 2 burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd05.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc029

Hmong Funeral (Kue) (Cassette 2 of 4) 1981-09

Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes.

Scope and Content Note

Funeral 9/81 (of Chia Chu Kue's wife?) transcribed and translated in notebook #1, pp. 54-134. 1. Nou Yee Kue, p.54-; 2. Nhia Doua Khang, p.62-; 3. Nou Yee Kue, p.65-; 4. Nhia Doua Khang, p.68-; (etc.) **Translations in folder: FUNERAL-PROVIDENCE. Notes in red notebook.

Note

Digitized 2009-02-23 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd05.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc030

Hmong Funeral (Kue) (Cassette 3 of 4) 1981-09

Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes.

Scope and Content Note

Funeral 9/81 (of Chia Chu Kue's wife?) transcribed and translated in notebook #1, pp. 54-134. 1. Nou Yee Kue, p.54-; 2. Nhia Doua Khang, p.62-; 3. Nou Yee Kue, p.65-; 4. Nhia Doua Khang, p.68-; (etc.) **Translations in folder: FUNERAL-PROVIDENCE. Notes in red notebook.

Note

Digitized 2009-02-23 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd06.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc031

Hmong Funeral (Kue) (Cassette 4 of 4) 1981-09

Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes.

Scope and Content Note

Funeral 9/81 (of Chia Chu Kue's wife?) transcribed and translated in notebook #1, pp. 54-134. 1. Nou Yee Kue, p.54-; 2. Nhia Doua Khang, p.62-; 3. Nou Yee Kue, p.65-; 4. Nhia Doua Khang, p.68-; (etc.) **Translations in folder: FUNERAL-PROVIDENCE. Notes in red notebook.

Note

Digitized 2009-02-23 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd06.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc032

Hmong Folksongs About Refugees undated

Performer: Doua Her
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes

Scope and Content Note

"Hmong Folksongs About Refugees" by Doua Her. Transcribed and translated. See folder DOUA HER: "Hmong Folksongs About Refugees". Track 1, p.1--Track 2, p. 2--Track 3, p.3--Track 4, p.4--Track 5, p.6--Track 6, p.8--Track 7, p.8--Track 8, p.10--Track 9, p.11. Transcriptions and translations in handwriting. Tape (comm.) Cassette case contains newspaper article "Display of Hmong Art at Women's Center" that mentioned lecture by Amy Catlin.

Note

First track on Side 2 does sounds very different from rest of cassette. Digitized 2009-02-23 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd07.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc033

Hmong National Folksongs and Bible stories undated

Creator/Collector: Doua Her
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes

Scope and Content Note

"Hmong National Folksongs" by Doua Her. Transcription and translation in folder DOUA HER: "National Hmong Folksongs" II. Track 1, p.1--Track 2, p.3--Track 3, p.5--Track 4, p.6--Track 5, p.8(7)--Track 6, p.9--Track 7, p.10(11). Transcriptions and translations in handwriting. tape (comm.) Bible stories retold.

Note

Digitized 2009-02-24 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd07.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc034

Poem of Christian Messages and Poem of Hmong Life undated

Creator/Collector: Timothy Teng Vang and Sai Yang
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 60 minutes

Scope and Content Note

"Poem of Christian Messages" by Timothy Teng Vang transcription (13 pp) and translation (1 p.) of biblical stories in folder "Timothy Teng Vang: Poem of Christian Messages." "Poem of Hmong Life" by Sai Yang, history of the Hmong told not in "kwv txhaij" style, but rather in spoken poetry style. Transcribed (17 pp) and translated (20 pp) in handwriting in folder: "Sai Yang: Poem of Hmong Life" Lus Paj.

Note

Digitized 2009-02-24 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd08.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc035

Christian Songs with Western Music by Hmong Youth in Kansas undated

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 90 minutes

Scope and Content Note

"Christian Songs with Western Music" by Hmong Christian Youth in Kansas.

Note

Digitized 2009-03-09 at 24bit/96kHz. Side 1 burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd08. Side 2 burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd09.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc036

Catholic Hmong New Year (Tape 1 of 2) 1982-01-01

Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 90 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Catholic Hmong New Year; St. Michael's Church, Providence, RI.

Note

Digitized 2009-02-25 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd09.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amc037

Catholic Hmong New Year (Tape 2 of 2) 1982-01-01

Publisher: Providence, RI
Physical Description: 1 audiocassette; 90 minutes

Scope and Content Note

Catholic Hmong New Year; St. Michael's Church, Providence, RI.

Note

Digitized 2009-03-10 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd10.
 

Series 2. Preservation Master Digital Versatile Discs (PMDVD)

Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd01

pmdvd01

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc010_side1_01_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc010_side1_02_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc010_side1_03_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc010_side1_04-10_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc010_side1_11_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc010_side1_12_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc010_side1_13_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc011_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc011_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc012_side1_pm.wav

Note

amc010, amc011, and amc012_side1 burned to this DVD. DVD begins with amc010 because preceding numbered recordings were being treated for sticky shed.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd02

pmdvd02

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc012_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc013_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc014_side1_pm.wav

Note

amc012_side2, amc013, and amc014 burned to this DVD.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd03

pmdvd03

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc015_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc016_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc021_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc024_side1_01_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc024_side1_02_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc024_side1_03_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc025_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc025_side2_pm.wav

Note

amc015, amc016, amc021, amc024, and amc025 burned to this DVD. amc017-amc020 skipped because they are on reels being treated for sticky shed syndrome. amc022-amc023 skipped because cassettes need repair.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd04

pmdvd04

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc026_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc026_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc027_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc027_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc028_side1_pm.wav

Note

amc026, amc027, amc028_side1 burned to this DVD. amc028_side2 burned onto pmdvd05.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd05

pmdvd05

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc028_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc029_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc029_side2_pm.wav

Note

amc028_side2, and amc029 burned to this DVD. amc028_side1 burned onto pmdvd04.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd06

pmdvd06

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc030_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc030_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc031_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc031_side2_pm.wav

Note

amc030 and amc031 burned to this DVD.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd07

pmdvd07

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc032_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc032_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc033_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc033_side2_pm.wav

Note

amc032 and amc033 burned to this DVD.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd08

pmdvd08

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc034_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc034_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc035_side1_pm.wav

Note

amc034 and amc035_side1 burned to this DVD. amc035_side2 burned to pmdvd09
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd09

pmdvd09

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc035_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc036_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc036_side2_pm.wav

Note

amc035_side2 and amc036 burned to this DVD. amc035_side1 burned to pmdvd08.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd10

pmdvd10

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amc037_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amc037_side2_pm.wav; clym_200805_amr017_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amr018_side1_pm.wav

Note

amc037, amr017 and amr018 burned to this DVD.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_pmdvd11

pmdvd11

Physical Description: 1 MAM-A Archival DVD+R

Scope and Content Note

clym_200805_amr019_side1_pm.wav; clym_200805_amr020_side1_pm.wav

Note

amr019 and amr020 burned to this DVD.
 

Series 3. Archive Master Reels (AMR)

Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr002

Chiangmai Tribals (Reel 1 of 8) 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

From index: 2-9 [amr002-amr009] Chiangmai Tribals: Voice of Peace Studio September 1980. (dub of) reel-to-reel originals. May Seha "lus txhaj ntsuag" transcribed and translated by Father Jean Mottin in folder: CHIENGMAI TAPES 1980, BlueF 1-3. **Typed revised translations made with the help of Chue Thao and included in the UCLA Selected Reports article, with partial musical transcription and analysis; Chu Pua "ncaas"; Chu Pua "raj nplaim"; Lees "geej". Akha, Mien, Karen, Lisu items also recorded.

Note

Reels numbering begins with amr002 because they were originally numbered with the Archive Master Cassettes, which skip from amc001 to amc010.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr003

Chiangmai Tribals (Reel 2 of 8) 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

From index: 2-9 [amr002-amr009] Chiangmai Tribals: Voice of Peace Studio September 1980. (dub of) reel-to-reel originals. May Seha "lus txhaj ntsuag" transcribed and translated by Father Jean Mottin in folder: CHIENGMAI TAPES 1980, BlueF 1-3. **Typed revised translations made with the help of Chue Thao and included in the UCLA Selected Reports article, with partial musical transcription and analysis; Chu Pua "ncaas"; Chu Pua "raj nplaim"; Lees "geej". Akha, Mien, Karen, Lisu items also recorded.

Note

Reels numbering begins with amr002 because they were originally numbered with the Archive Master Cassettes, which skip from amc001 to amc010.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr004

Chiangmai Tribals (Reel 3 of 8) 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

From index: 2-9 [amr002-amr009] Chiangmai Tribals: Voice of Peace Studio September 1980. (dub of) reel-to-reel originals. May Seha "lus txhaj ntsuag" transcribed and translated by Father Jean Mottin in folder: CHIENGMAI TAPES 1980, BlueF 1-3. **Typed revised translations made with the help of Chue Thao and included in the UCLA Selected Reports article, with partial musical transcription and analysis; Chu Pua "ncaas"; Chu Pua "raj nplaim"; Lees "geej". Akha, Mien, Karen, Lisu items also recorded.

Note

Reels numbering begins with amr002 because they were originally numbered with the Archive Master Cassettes, which skip from amc001 to amc010.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr005

Chiangmai Tribals (Reel 4 of 8) 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

From index: 2-9 [amr002-amr009] Chiangmai Tribals: Voice of Peace Studio September 1980. (dub of) reel-to-reel originals. May Seha "lus txhaj ntsuag" transcribed and translated by Father Jean Mottin in folder: CHIENGMAI TAPES 1980, BlueF 1-3. **Typed revised translations made with the help of Chue Thao and included in the UCLA Selected Reports article, with partial musical transcription and analysis; Chu Pua "ncaas"; Chu Pua "raj nplaim"; Lees "geej". Akha, Mien, Karen, Lisu items also recorded.

Note

Reels numbering begins with amr002 because they were originally numbered with the Archive Master Cassettes, which skip from amc001 to amc010.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr006

Chiangmai Tribals (Reel 5 of 8) 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

From index: 2-9 [amr002-amr009] Chiangmai Tribals: Voice of Peace Studio September 1980. (dub of) reel-to-reel originals. May Seha "lus txhaj ntsuag" transcribed and translated by Father Jean Mottin in folder: CHIENGMAI TAPES 1980, BlueF 1-3. **Typed revised translations made with the help of Chue Thao and included in the UCLA Selected Reports article, with partial musical transcription and analysis; Chu Pua "ncaas"; Chu Pua "raj nplaim"; Lees "geej". Akha, Mien, Karen, Lisu items also recorded.

Note

Reels numbering begins with amr002 because they were originally numbered with the Archive Master Cassettes, which skip from amc001 to amc010.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr007

Chiangmai Tribals (Reel 6 of 8) 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

From index: 2-9 [amr002-amr009] Chiangmai Tribals: Voice of Peace Studio September 1980. (dub of) reel-to-reel originals. May Seha "lus txhaj ntsuag" transcribed and translated by Father Jean Mottin in folder: CHIENGMAI TAPES 1980, BlueF 1-3. **Typed revised translations made with the help of Chue Thao and included in the UCLA Selected Reports article, with partial musical transcription and analysis; Chu Pua "ncaas"; Chu Pua "raj nplaim"; Lees "geej". Akha, Mien, Karen, Lisu items also recorded.

Note

Reels numbering begins with amr002 because they were originally numbered with the Archive Master Cassettes, which skip from amc001 to amc010.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr008

Chiangmai Tribals (Reel 7 of 8) 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

From index: 2-9 [amr002-amr009] Chiangmai Tribals: Voice of Peace Studio September 1980. (dub of) reel-to-reel originals. May Seha "lus txhaj ntsuag" transcribed and translated by Father Jean Mottin in folder: CHIENGMAI TAPES 1980, BlueF 1-3. **Typed revised translations made with the help of Chue Thao and included in the UCLA Selected Reports article, with partial musical transcription and analysis; Chu Pua "ncaas"; Chu Pua "raj nplaim"; Lees "geej". Akha, Mien, Karen, Lisu items also recorded.

Note

Reels numbering begins with amr002 because they were originally numbered with the Archive Master Cassettes, which skip from amc001 to amc010.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr009

Chiangmai Tribals (Reel 8 of 8) 1980-09

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

From index: 2-9 [amr002-amr009] Chiangmai Tribals: Voice of Peace Studio September 1980. (dub of) reel-to-reel originals. May Seha "lus txhaj ntsuag" Chu Pua "ncaas"; Chu Pua "raj nplaim"; Lees "geej". Akha, Mien, Karen, Lisu items also recorded. Box and reel labeled--Series name: "Music in a New World"; Program title: "Hmong Music"; Reel 1 of 1; Open Cue: Bamboo mouth organ; Close Cue: NPR Systems Cue; Length this reel: 29:00; Speed: 7-1/2; Stereo 2 trk; Producer: Signell; Director: Lamberton; Eng. Fink/CT/FW; Source: NPR: Center for Hmong Lore.

Note

This is the only reel of amr002-amr009 that is labeled differently. Might be separate from amr002-amr008.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr017

NPR (Reel 1 of 4) 1980-09-11

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

Written on box: Chiengmai Tribals-recorded at the Voice of Peace Studio by Amy Catlin, 11 Sept 80. I. Hmong and LAHU and Lisu: 1. May Seha hais kwv txhiaj- Hmong Njua--2. Sidek & Yuse flu duet (mouth organ)- Lahu--3. Chu Pua ncas, jaw harp-Hmong Njua--4. Chu Pua raj nplaim, vibrating pipe-vib--5. Leng qeej, mouth organ-Hmong Njua--6. Lisu mouth organ duet--7. same-separately. NPR - dub of reel-to reel originals. (Not sure that this corresponds to these recordings)--from document Hmong Transcriptions - Translations: "NPR Recording Session. Transc. Khu Khang, 27 August 1981, Audio Tape. Titles and Notebook pages: 1. "?" Geng and then singing of words as played. Chong Tou Kue - BlueM - Phou Fa (Xieng Khouang), p.22; 2. "raj mplaim" words spoken first. Three "translations" by different listeners in "Speech Surrogate" article. Yao Yang (ne Pa Doua) - Phou Song (Xieng Khouang), p.22; "lug txhaj" Chue Doua Xiong - BlueM - Pha Kha (XK), pp. 23-28; 4. "kwv txhiaj kawm ndawv" Song Yang - BlueF, Long Cheng (XK), p.29; 5. "Lus Taum: Laj Tsab Laj Lim" Yao Yang WhiteM, Phou Song (XK), story of using the "ncas" to send message, p.30-32; 6. "Kwv txhiaj Plees" Nou Yee Kue - Blue?M, Xieng Khouang 1933, p. 35-36; 7. ? teaching bride (Lus Taum?), Fai Da Vang - WhiteM, Xieng Khouang 1933, p.37-40; 8. "Raj Nplaim" (2) Chong Lee Chue - WhiteM, Xieng Khouang (?) 1945, text sung after each, p.40-42; 9. "Geng - Funeral" plays, describes, sings, p. 42-43; 10. "Zaj Tshoob (Wedding song)" Youa See Yang, typed by Doua Yang and translation, p. 43-45; 11. "Zaj Tshoob" - response Chong Lee Chue, p.45-47; 12. "Zaj Tshoob" Youa See Yang, text missing (trans. only). **Translations (some typed and checked; some word-by-word) are in the folder "NPR Translations".

Note

Digitized 2009-03-03 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd10.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr018

NPR (Reel 2 of 4) ca. 1980-1981

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

See item 2008.05_amr017 for description.

Note

Digitized 2009-03-03 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd10.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr019

NPR (Reel 3 of 4) ca. 1980-1981

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

See item 2008.05_amr017 for description.

Note

Digitized 2009-03-10 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd11.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr020

NPR (Reel 4 of 4) ca. 1980-1981

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

See item 2008.05_amr017 for description.

Note

Digitized 2009-03-10 at 24bit/96kHz. Burned onto MAM-A DVD-R disc pmdvd11.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr071

Hmong Family, Lee hnia vue (Reel 1 of 2) 1990-08-05

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

Hmong family VN 8/5/90, Tape 1, Tail out.
Box 1, Item 2008.05_amr072

Hmong Family, Lee hnia vue (Reel 2 of 2) 1990-08-05

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reels: 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 7 in

Scope and Content Note

Hmong family VN 8/5/90, Tape 2, Tail out.