Music from Tibet

Music Video: “Khata” By Kelsang Yonten

Music Video: “Khata” By Kelsang Yonten

1 by / on 11/12/2013, 20:36 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video by Tibetan singer Kelsang Yonten titled “Khata”. Khata is the Tibetan word for a ceremonial silk scarf, used for special occasions. Although the title in Tibetan uses the honourific term jaldar, we have used the more well-known word khata.

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Music Video: “The Call of Unity” By Namgyal Choetso

Music Video: “The Call of Unity” By Namgyal Choetso

0 by / on 20/11/2013, 13:03 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video by Tibetan singer Namgyal Choetso titled “The Call of Unity”, taken from her second album “Uncles” which was released on August 26, 2013. The whole album can be seen on YouTube here.

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Music Video: “The Auspicious Triple Gathering” By Tashi Thaye

Music Video: “The Auspicious Triple Gathering” By Tashi Thaye

0 by / on 13/11/2013, 19:16 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video titled “The Auspicious Triple Gathering” written, composed and sung by Tashi Thaye.

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Music Video: “The Call” By Sherten

Music Video: “The Call” By Sherten

0 by / on 06/11/2013, 22:43 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video titled “The Call” by Sherten, one of the biggest pop stars in Tibet today. Sherten (full name: Sherab Tenzin) is from Golok in Amdo and was previously translated by High Peaks Pure Earth in 2010 when his song “The Sound of Unity” became very popular amongst Tibetans both inside and outside […]

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“The Heart’s Blood Flows” – Music Video by Imprisoned Tibetan Singer Ugyen Tenzin

“The Heart’s Blood Flows” – Music Video by Imprisoned Tibetan Singer Ugyen Tenzin

2 by / on 23/10/2013, 15:10 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video titled “The Heart’s Blood Flows” by imprisoned Tibetan singer Ugyen Tenzin. Ugyen Tenzin is from Nangchen in Kham and featured previously as one of the singers in the music video “Hold Onto The Ancestral Land”. The other singers of “Hold Onto The Ancestral Land” were also all from Kham, Dawoe, Yeshe Senge, Tenzin, […]

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Music Video: “The Unforgettable Year 2008″ By Tamdin Tsering

Music Video: “The Unforgettable Year 2008″ By Tamdin Tsering

0 by / on 16/10/2013, 11:36 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a song called “The Unforgettable Year 2008” by Tibetan singer from Amdo Tamdin Tsering. The song first started appearing online on video sites such as YouTube in early 2011 although it is unclear when exactly it was recorded. The title of the song, referring to the year of widespread Tibetan protests and subsequent crackdown […]

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Music Video: “Land of Snows” By Dekyi Tsering

Music Video: “Land of Snows” By Dekyi Tsering

0 by / on 02/10/2013, 17:43 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a song called “Land of Snows” by popular Tibetan singer and rapper Dekyi Tsering from Kham. Dekyi Tsering has enjoyed fame and popularity amongst Tibetans for several years now, particularly after his 2011 rap song “Apa” (Father) gained him a lot of attention. Dekyi Tsering also performed “Let’s Go Together” live, which was our music […]

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Music Video from Tibet: “Let’s Go Together” By Dekyi Tso

Music Video from Tibet: “Let’s Go Together” By Dekyi Tso

0 by / on 25/09/2013, 21:05 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a song called “Let’s Go Together” by a Tibetan female singer from Amdo called Dekyi Tso. The song started appearing on video-hosting websites such as 56.com and YouTube around March this year. The song covers familiar themes to our music video series such as the separation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama from Tibet […]

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Four Songs by Yudrug from Their New Album “A Song of Separation”

Four Songs by Yudrug from Their New Album “A Song of Separation”

0 by / on 04/09/2013, 17:18 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth presents four songs by the group called Yudrug (Green Dragon), all taken from their second and most recent album “A Song of Separation” which was released in August 2013. The English translations have been generously provided by Tibetan poet and writer Bhuchung D. Sonam. Yudrug, who hail from Machu in Amdo, have featured twice before on High Peaks Pure […]

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Music Video: “Please Return Soon” By Tenzin

Music Video: “Please Return Soon” By Tenzin

0 by / on 07/08/2013, 20:58 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a song by Tibetan singer Tenzin called “Please Return Soon”, taken from his most recent album. Tenzin is a singer from Derge in Kham and is therefore sometimes also known as Derge Tenzin. Derge Tenzin appeared in a music video previously featured on High Peaks Pure Earth titled “Hold Onto The Ancestral Land” that was […]

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