Polyphonic Music of the Amis Tribe

  • 25 July, 2018
  • Carlson Wong
Polyphonic Music of the Amis Tribe

The Amis Tribe, with a population of around 200,000 is the largest among the 16 recognized tribes in Taiwan. Polyphonic singing is found among every aboriginal tribe in Taiwan except for the Pingpu and each tribe differs in the complexities of musical tribe and rule for polyphony.