Dolma Tsering. སྒྲོལ་མ་ཚེ་རིང་

The Sound of Today. The Music of Tibet.

March 10: A Day of Resistance

March 10th is an important anniversary and a day of resistance that we cannot afford to forget. On March 10th, 1959, the people of Tibet rose up and shouted “no” … Continue reading

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A Mother Is A Miracle

As I look back on my life Did I thank you enough Did I say how much you mean to me? You helped me celebrate my successes You help lift … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Back With Some Minyag: Tibetan nomad music

Hey everybody! Sorry for the lull, it’s been a crazy month. I was on the road in a few Indian states, and elsewhere too. I missed you! I missed blogging … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Kyab Su Chi Video: New Music Venerating the Great Lamas of Tibetan Buddhism

In honour of Tibet’s great lamas, and in light of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama‘s recent 77th birthday, Dolma has released a special track and video. The song, entitled … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Yurel Lemo: Traditional Music with a Hip Tempo

“Yurel Lemo,” the third track on Dolma’s new album, was an accident. She hadn’t planned to record it. But when she hit the studio, inspiration hit too. Stumbling across this … Continue reading

July 2, 2012 · 3 Comments

Tsering Tsomo: The Music of Tibet’s Bathang County

“Tsering Tsomo” — the second song on Dolma’s new album Flowers of the Grassland — is what’s known as a bashey. In Tibetan, ‘shey’ (གཞས) means ‘song,’ and ‘ba’ is short … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Changshe: The Drinking Music of Tibet

Changshés — literally, ‘beer songs’ — are important in the music and culture of Tibet, and have a long history. Tibetans have brewed and drunk chang, an alcoholic beverage made … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Talking Tradition: Tibet’s Ancestral Music

Tibet has a rich musical heritage. It’s difficult actually to get a handle on all the different song styles of the Land of Snow. There are the Nangma-Toeshay songs, dance … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Flowers of the Grassland — Digital Album Launch!

Featuring seven fresh renditions of Tibetan traditional songs and three extended chanting tracks infused with modern flavour, Flowers of the Grassland is a potent mix of new and old from … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

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