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Burmese Super Trouper: How Burmese Poets and Musicians Turn Global Popular Music into Copy Thachin

Ferguson, Jane

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Copy thachin, or Burmese cover songs of international hits, dominates the popular music scene in contemporary Burma/Myanmar. These songs in Burmese often retain melodic and stylistic patterns with international popular hits, but have lyrics rewritten by B

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/77606
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The
DOI: 10.1080/14442213.2013.787449

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