jeudi 20 septembre 2007

Some words from Trân Quang Hai to Sylvain TRIAS






Sylvain TRIAS is an excellent Jew's harp player . He discovered this tiny instrument when he came to the Music Department (Musée de l'Homme) to learn overtones with me .
Since that date, he spent lots of time to master the Rajasthani Morchang (Jew's harp from Rajasthan) , then the Yakut Khomus (Jew's harp from Yakutia), and finally the Vietnamese Đàn Môi (Jew's harp from the ethnic group H'Mong in Vietnam).
Refined musician, gifted researcher , he will certainly become one of the brilliant expert of Jew's harp in the Western World . That is what I warmly wish for his future career .

Tran Quang Hai
Ethnomusicologist,
Expert of Overtone Singing, Jew's Harp, and Spoons
Member of the Executive Board of the ICTM
Founding member of the French Society for Ethnomusicology
Researcher of the National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris
Recipient of the Medal of the Knight of the Legion of Honour (in 2002)
More details about professional activities on my website:
http://www.tranquanghai.info


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