Music of Chitral


In the songs of shodong, the singer will praize his hawk and sing his joy in catching it.
The phrase will start with shodong ~ and will end with dong.

Some phrase of the song will be like thus:

Oh Dinar you came from the Borghol Pass
I know every feather that you have
Oh Dinar you have started the journey to the plain
I will serch you not in the mountains but in the plain

The melody consists of two phrase. One ends on G and the other ends on C.