Tamang Selo is one of the most popular variety of folk songs. Evergreen and choice of every age group.
Hills of Central and Western regions of Nepal. But favoured in the eastern hills as well.
As the name suggests this folk song Tamang Selo was originated by Tamang who inhabit the hills of Western, Eastern and Central Nepal. The beat and rhythm is slow but the melody is enchanting. Specially used for expression of love, passion and sorrow, Tamang Selo is also sung as question & answer between two competing groups of singers.
This variety is known to Nepali music from the earliest times and hence its date of origin cannot be definitely answered.
When Nepali folk songs are sung in gathering of singers, Tamang Selo is sung to conclude the ceremony.
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Cassette tapes containing Tamang Selo are available but no articles have been published.
Nepal Television has recorded some Tamang Selo.
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Mr. Shrikrishna Gautam
HMS/Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture
Address: Tripuresevar Kathmandu, Nepal