HomeMusicVideolaos morlam




laos morlam

There is a good background piece in Wikipedia under the entry Dance and theater of Laos that has a short section on Laos Morlam.

Lam Lao (ລຳລາວ) or morlam (ໝໍລຳ [mɔ̌ː lám]) is the general descriptor for Lao folk music, which at its most basic level consists of the singer/story-teller and the khene (ແຄນ [kʰɛ́ːn]). In Isan, both terms are interchangeable, but in Laos, morlam only refers to the singer. Troupes travel around like minstrels performing at various locales. There are many regional styles, depending on the local tone contours and preferred instrumentation and melodies. The music that accompanies a lam lao performance may also include various types of percussion, fiddles, lutes, xylophones, or oboes as well as some that are more characteristic of classical ensembles. Lyrics are drawn from old poetry, classical stories, or improvised according to the complicated tonal rhyming patterns of the verse and can range from topics as serious as religious sermons and Jataka tales to sometimes bawdy verses about love and sex.[5] Although the performances themselves are not necessarily theatrical, the closest being the exchanges of witty repartées in alternating verses or songs between a male and a female morlam who pretend to fall in love before departing or friends who try to outwit each other. The songs are interspersed with dance numbers, comedic routines, ham acting, and teasing between the performers and the audience.[6]

Please note that Wikipedia’s entry for Mor lam is thorough, as you will see if you refer to it.

Some great background on Morlam Music can also be found at The Academic Film Archive of North America.

10 samples of Lao Morlum are available for listening at this Laopress page.

A half-dozen songs will automatically play if you visit this radio.video.trad page.

Some video examples of Lao Morlam can be found here on TVLaos.com.

A few more are here on Lao4Laos.com.

Many more videos culled from YouTube have been embedded here on Voobys.

laos morlam

lao mor lam

saolaoZoveR | February 04, 2007

this is nice lao dong


















Rubbermaid FG295673 Blue Medium Deskside Recycling Container with Universal Recycle Symbol, 28-1/8 qt Capacity, 14.4 Length x 10.25 Width x 15 Height


Rubbermaid FG295673 Blue Medium Deskside Recycling Container with Universal Recycle Symbol, 28-1/8 qt Capacity, 14.4 Length x 10.25 Width x 15 Height


$1.40


Designed to be used in systems with existing office containers and accessories, placed beside traditional wastebaskets. Displays the universal recycling symbol in contrasting white. Placed beside traditional wastebaskets, Rubbermaid’s Deskside Recycling Containers make it easy to separate waste paper. Contains Post-Consumer Recycled Resin (PCR) exceeding EPA guidelines. Made in the USA. Rubbermai…

Men's Taurus keywords shirt Zodiac Signs unique by NQTEE 2XL Navy


Men’s Taurus keywords shirt Zodiac Signs unique by NQTEE 2XL Navy


$19.99


Click The brand name above the shirt’s title to see more kind of this shirt….

It's All About Keywords. Funny Gift For Your Beloved Matilda - Ladies T-shirt


It’s All About Keywords. Funny Gift For Your Beloved Matilda – Ladies T-shirt


$23.99


It’s All About Keywords. Funny Gift For Your Beloved Matilda…







Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society


Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society


$14.57


First published in 1976, Raymond Williams’ highly acclaimed Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society is a collection of lively essays on words that are critical to understanding the modern world. In these essays, Williams, a renowned cultural critic, demonstrates how these key words take on new meanings and how these changes reflect the political bent and values of our past and current societ…

Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Second Edition


Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Second Edition


$14.58


Since its initial publication, scholars and students alike have turned to Keywords for American Cultural Studies as an invaluable resource for understanding key terms and debates in the fields of American studies and cultural studies. As scholarship has continued to evolve, this revised and expanded second edition offers indispensable meditations on new and developing concepts used in American s…

AMAZON KEYWORD RESEARCH 2016: Easily find keywords and niches for your Amazon & Kindle Publishing Business


AMAZON KEYWORD RESEARCH 2016: Easily find keywords and niches for your Amazon & Kindle Publishing Business



Easily find keywords and niches for your Amazon E-Commerce & Kindle Publishing Business

Inside you’ll learn:
– How to choose the perfect keywords
– The top ways to find niches…. profitable niches!
– How to know if that niche is in demand or not… so you don’t have to waste a single second testing that niche
– How to find keywords using Google Keyword Planner… with a twist.

Download and Take…


Rubbermaid Commercial FGTHO550 Stainless Steel Oven Monitoring Thermometer


Rubbermaid Commercial FGTHO550 Stainless Steel Oven Monitoring Thermometer


$6.31


Rubbermaid Commercial FGTHO550 Stainless Steel Oven Monitoring Thermometer, The oven thermometer will keep food safe by properly monitoring equipment. The thermometer is made of stainless steel. It is NSF-approved and its large, easy-to-read dial shows clearly marked temperatures, perfect for professional kitchens. It hangs or stands for easy installation and has a lens that will not shatter. Read…

About Garnet Barcelo

I am a Canadian retiree, married to an Isaan (Thailand) lady whom I met in Udon Thani City in January 2003. We married in late May 2005. And she has been with me here in Canada since May 2006. Her two sons joined us in September 2008. Ever since that first visit to Thailand in 2003, my dream has been to somehow spend most of my retired life over there with her, but the financial reality of my retired life is not making that possible. It will take a miracle to get this dream to come true.


Comments

laos morlam — No Comments

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: