This is volume nineteen of a twenty album series, exploring China’s rich and diverse musical heritage. It includes ballads
and love songs
of the Lahu, featuring the gourd mouth organ
and Jew’s harp
; the most famous working song
of the Jingpo people, the husking rice tune Yue Lu; mountain and hunting songs of the Jino peoples, played on bamboo ideophones
; and excerpts from the Achang opera of spring lantern.