Title:Lhamo: Opera from the Roof of the World
Publisher:Paljor Publicaions Pvt. Ltd.
Remarks:B&W and Colour Photographs, Illustrations, Glossary and Bibliography.
Size:178 x 230 mm
This is the first book in English to provide an introduction to this fascinating field. From the history and origins of Lhamo, the book describes opera in Tibet and looks at each aspect of the performance today. Synopses of nine enchanting opera stories are included. Since the communist Chinese assumed control of Tibet in 1959, existence of many aspects of Tibetan culture have been threatened. Lhamo, Tibetan opera is one of these. The book will go a long way in preserving the authentic opera of Tibet.