VIETNAMESE VCDS

FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF VINCENZO DELLA RATTA

A SELECTION OF VCDS FEATURING REGIONAL FOLK MUSIC FROM THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS OF VIETNAM FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ITALIAN ETHNOMUSICOLOGIST VINCENZO DELLA RATTA. VINCENZO IS A SPECIALIST IN THE STUDY OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN GONG MUSIC AND CULTURE. HIS FIELD RECORDINGS HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED ON THE SUBLIME FREQUENCIES LABEL (KWANGKAY: FUNERARY MUSIC OF THE DAYAK BENUAQ OF BORNEO) AND AKUPHONE (THE GAMELAN OF WALKING WARRIORS). FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT HIS RECORDINGS HERE: HTTPS://VINCENZODELLARATTA.BANDCAMP.COM/; AND HERE: HTTPS://SOUNDCLOUD.COM/DERORE.

 

THE VIDEOS FEATURED HERE, IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE, ARE: 1. GOONG (TING NING) - JARAI ETHNIC GROUP; 2. CING PEL (CING TOL) - JARAI ETHNIC GROUP; 3. TRUNG - JARAI ETHNIC GROUP; 4. BROH - JARAI ETHNIC GROUP; 5. DING DEK - JARAI ETHNIC GROUP; 6. CUNG KHUK - MNONG GAR ETHNIC GROUP; 7. LITOPHONE - MNONG RLAM ETHNIC GROUP; AND 8. CING KRAM - EDE ETHNIC GROUP.