I Lalai i Bilembaotuyan
I Lalai i Bilembaotuyan is the story of a young girl, Lalai, and her grandfather, Tåtan Bihu. Through patience, practice, and love for one another, Tåtan Bihu teaches Lalai how to play the bilembaotuyan, a unique CHamoru instrument that makes a beautiful sound.
I Lalai i Bilembaotuyan is the loving story of a young girl, Lalai, and her grandfather, Tåtan Bihu. Tåtan Bihu is one of the few remaining people that knows how to play the bilembaotuyan, a unique CHamoru instrument that makes a beautiful sound. Through his teachings, Lalai learns about patience, hard work, and overcoming the challenges of learning how to play a new instrument. When tragedy strikes and Tåtan Bihu passes away, Lalai uses the the bilembaotuyan to share her grandfather's life-long lessons with those around her, showing them that music is played with the heart and given with love from one generation to the next.
|Dimensions||10.3 × 8.3 × 0.7 in|
Catherine Payne and John Payne II
Hardcover; 41 pages