Voice of Naga - Recorded by Hiroshi Iguchi from 2016 to 2019 (3 CDs)

Voice of Naga -  Recorded by Hiroshi Iguchi from 2016 to 2019 (3 CDs)

Product Description

Incredible 3 CD, 92 track set recorded by Hiroshi Iguchi, of various sounds and voices of the Naga people of Myanmar. Iguchi spent three years riding around the hills with recording equipment visiitng Naga villages. Includes 3 CDs, a map of the Naga Self-Administered Zone, and extensive liner notes (in Japanese).


1. A yell marking the beginning of the festival (Ninh Son Village)
2. Song to celebrate the good harvest and the health of the villagers (Ninshon Village)
3. Song of Thanks to Christ 1 (Ninshon Village)
4. Song of Thanks for Christ 2 (Ninshon Village)
5. A yell at the end of the festival (Ninh Son Village)
6. Men marching toward the venue, forming circles, and starting to dance and sing (Chunkon Village)
7. The end of the peak dance (Chun Khong Village)
8. Unknown details (Chonkon Village)
9. Singing and singing while making a footstep with a rattle, "Let's finish the dance and go home" (Chunkon Village)
10. A shout to inform the village of the success of the event and celebrate it (Chonkon Village)
11. Villager's Song Participating in the New Year Festival 1 (Hassie Village)
12. Song of Villagers participating in the New Year Festival 2 (unknown details)
13. Song of Villagers participating in the New Year Festival 3 (Panson Village)
14. Song 4 of villagers participating in the New Year Festival (details unknown)
15. Song of Villagers participating in the New Year Festival 5 (details unknown)
16. Song of villagers participating in the New Year Festival 6 (Resi town)
17. Vertical flute "A man who went out to work in the field and blew in search of his distant lover" (Nayyun Town)
18. Mouth harpoon, "A study in which a man informs a lover of his whereabouts" (Nayyun Town)
19. A mysterious whistle that can be said to have been given by a spirit (Chawan Village)
20. Lullaby "Don't cry, sleep quietly" (Hauwe)
21. A woman singing a song while polishing rice (Hauwe Village)
22. Song 1 to welcome guests (Ronchi village)
23. Song 2 to welcome guests (Ronchi Village)
24. A song that boasts its own beauty (Ronchi Village)
25. Song to pray for good harvest (Solow Village)
26. "Is our costume and necklace beautiful?" (Thoreau)
27. "Let's dance and enjoy the festival" (Thoreau Village)
28. 'Let's get together and enjoy the dance' (Nongchan Nokkon Village)
29. Songs that delight and welcome visitors (Nong Chan Nokong Village)
30. "Are the costumes and necklaces beautiful? When we were dancing, the circle of dance grew larger." (Myoma Village)
31. Song for going out to battle (Myoma Village)


1. Song of planting upland rice in the field (Somra Village)
2. Song sung in consideration of mother-in-law's daughter (Somra Village)
3. A song telling that the megalith arrived in the village when carrying the megalith to gain merit (Somra Village)
4. A song like a bird trapped like a person who wants to escape from the work of picking up firewood (Somra Village)
05. "Old, beautiful appearance and voice like the old days, but let's all enjoy life together" (Somra Village)
06. "I live in a weaving village because my life is difficult but I can't go to other places because of the bad road."
07. Lullaby 1 (Somrra Village)
08. Lullaby 2: "I'll come back from the field in the evening, so eat porridge and sleep quietly" (Somra Village)
09. "Let's get up because the birds sing as the sun is rising," "The birds are singing, but the sun hasn't come yet, so we'll sleep a little more." (Somra Village)
10. "After the feast, I have to go to the field tomorrow, so drink a lot tonight" (Somra Village)
11. "Hunted the neck of a stranger who stole the village food" (Somra Village)
12. "My daughter's parent, who fell in love with a man in the hostile village, tried to kill him, but he noticed the trap and escaped safely." (Koki Village)
13. "I have no parents, so I will live on my own limbs." (Koki Village)
14. A song of love sung by comparing a lover to a beautiful flower (Kokimura)
15. A man who went to battle set out to fight his village after losing his way, and when he noticed he made many sacrifices. Song sang the grief of a man's bride (Koki Village)
16. Song of field work 'Let's do our best with the whole family until the sun goes down' (Koki Village)
17. "Even if the same human beings are enemies in front of them, they must kill them, but if they love one another, they will get married." (Koki Village)
18. Song to welcome guests (Koki Village)
19. Song of field work (Koki Village)
20. Mouth harpoon 'Investigation performed when feeling lonely alone' (Panza Village)
21. A song singing the feeling of cherishing the person who cares about the flower by comparing the flower to a woman (Panza Village)
22. "Let's forget bad things, let's dance together as beautiful as the moon and stars" (Tamanti Town)
23. "The Makri Nagas have come to dance. Let's have fun and dance like any other tribe." (Tamanti Town)
24. 'Let's dance together, both from the south and the north' (Tamanti Town)
25. Song of the end of the dance, imitating the sound of a bird that sings hayeon, hayeon (Tamanti town)
26. "Join the festival, let's eat meat and drink counway" (Tamanti Town)
27. 'Let's build peace with the surrounding villages' (Tamanti Town)
28. Song when pulling a huge drum (Tamanti town)
29. "Drink water on the river in front of the mountain, and then go to the field work across the mountain" (Lethy town)
30. A song that a villager who moved down the mountain and moved to the plain sang to the inhabitants of the surrounding villages, "We will go far, so we will never fight again" (Lethy town)
31. A song that a villager who finished field work sang to his friends, "Let's wash our bodies in the river before the sun sets, and go home."
32. Two lovers whose parents oppose marriage try their hearts. A song where a dead woman is reborn as a bee and meets a surviving man. "Why didn't you keep your promises?" (Lethy town)
33. A song by an adult woman singing herself as a flower, "The flowers bloom beautifully even in a dark forest that is covered with trees and never shines."
34. A song sung by a bride soothing a man worried about his new wife who has left the house overnight "Don't worry because I just went to the neighboring mountain to help my brother's field."
35. Poem for village elders directed at young people "Lies and stealing, fighting and swearing are not good, so let's stop."
36. Song to say goodbye to guests "I'm glad to see you, but I'm late today, so let's go home. Let's go back again."

01. Morning (rice polishing / cooking in the hearth (Saparo village)
2. Giant drum making (falling tree - swinging an ax on a log – carrying wood – penetrating the heart of a log (Saparo village)
03. Evening party (Dinner in large numbers – start singing around the bonfire (Saparo village)
04. Giant drum transport (from the forest to the village, driven by more than 100 people (Saparo village)
05. Drum sounds (Saparo village)
06. Festival (March towards the venue-The mayor begins to sing-Elders inspire the villagers (Saparo village)
07. Night (Saparo Village)
08. Log drum performance "How to beat a celebration" (Thoreau Village)
09. Performance of a log drum "How to strike to signal a disaster such as a fire or a human death (was used to signal an enemy attack)" (Thoreau Village)
10. Playing a log drum "How to strike when you win the battle and bring the enemy's head back to the village" (Kamroy Village)
11. Performing a log drum "How to strike when dancing to celebrate the completion of home and village facilities" (Kamroy Village)
12. Log drum performance “How to hit to celebrate the completion of facilities such as roads and bridges” (Kamroy Village)
13. Playing the log drum “How to hit before going to battle” (Yangchon Village)
14. Log drum performance "How to beat people" (Yangchon Village)
15. Playing a log drum “How to hit a new field” (Yangchon Village)
16. Performance of log drum "How to beat when men and women dance and sing" (Yangchon Village)
17. Playing a log drum “How to beat to celebrate the harvest” (Yangchon Village)
18. Playing the log drum “How to hit the New Year” (Yangchon Village)
19. Playing the log drum “How to hit when returning from the battle” (Yangchon Village)
20. Playing a log drum “How to hit a disaster such as a fire or letting people know” (Yangchon Village)
21. Playing the log drum “How to hit the enemy's head after returning to the village after the battle” (Chunkon Village)
22. Performance of log drum "How to hit to celebrate the establishment of a new village" (Chunkon Village)
23. Playing the log drum "How to hit the prey caught by the hunt when offering it to the spirits" (Chunkon Village)
24. Performance of log drum "How to strike when offering to spirits in hope of sick recovery" (Chunkon Village)
25. Performance of log drum "How to beat a celebration of successful work" (Chunkon Village)