Abhay, Thao N.
1959 Versification. In Kingdom of Laos. The land of a million elephants and the white parasol, ed. Rene de Berval, 345–58. Saigon: France-Asia Press.
Brandon, James R.
Theatre in southeast Asia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Les mo lam: La chanson au Laos. Revue Indochinoise
2001 Lexical tone, pitch and poetic structure: Elements of melody creation in khap-lam vocal music genres of Laos. Context: A Journal of Music Research (21): 21–40.
2002 Regional vocal music traditions of Laos: Lam siphandon and khap ngeum. PhD Thesis. Monash University.
Compton, Carol J.
Courting poetry in Laos: A textual and linguistic analysis. Special report no. 18 ed. Northern Illinois University.
1992 Traditional verbal arts in Laos: Functions, forms, continuities, and changes in texts, contexts, and performances. Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology 9: 149–59.
Fox, James J.
To speak in pairs: Essays on the ritual languages of eastern Indonesia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Music and instruments in Laos: Historical antecedents and the democratic revolution. Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology
Kartomi, Margaret J.
The classification of musical instruments: Changing trends in research from the late nineteenth century, with special reference to the 1990s. Ethnomusicology
Khap ngu'm: Silapa vannakhadi phu ‘n mu ‘ang lao. [Khap ngu'm: A traditional Lao literary art.] Vientiane: Department of literature and mass culture.
Kerr, Allan D.
Lao-English dictionary. Second printing, edition. Bangkok: White Lotus.
Koret, Peter. 1994 Whispered so softly it resounds in the forest-spoken so loudly it can hardly be heard: The art of parallelism in traditional Lao literature. PhD Thesis. University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies.
1999 Books of search: The invention of traditional Lao literature as a subject of study. In Laos: Culture and society, ed. Grant Evans, 226–57. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books.
2000 Books of search: Convention and creativity in traditional Lao literature. In The canon in southeast Asian literatures: Literatures of Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, ed. David Smyth, 210–33. Richmond: Curzon Press.
Speech melody and song melody in central Thailand. Ethnomusicology
Mendenhall, S. T.
Interaction of linguistic and musical tone in Thai song. Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology
Miller, Terry E.
1980 Laos. In The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians, eds Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell, 460–65. Washington: MacMillan.
Traditional music of the Lao: Mawlum singing and
kaen playing in northeast Thailand. Westport and London: Greenwood.
Laos. In The Garland encyclopedia of world music, Vol. 4, eds Miller, Terry E. and Williams, Sean, 335–62. New York & London: Garland Publishing.
1998b The past as future for the regional music of Laos. New Laos, new challenges, editor J. Butler-Diaz, 87-95. Arizona State University.
2001 Laos. In The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians, second edition, eds Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell, vol. 14, 258–67. Washington: MacMillan.
Saranukrom phasa Isan-Thai-Angrikt [Isan-Thai-English Encyclopedia]. Ubon Rachathani: Siritham Press.
Poetic parallelism in Kmhmu verbal arts: From texts to performances. Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology
Grammaire Laotien. Vientiane.
Vainyako'n Lao, phak thi si [Lao grammar, part four: Versification]. Vientiane: Literature Committee.
Swales, John M.
Genre analysis: English in academic and research settings. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Thai classical singing. Aldershot: Ashgate. SOAS Musicology Series.
A full hearing: Orality and literacy in the Malay world. Berkeley: University of California Press.
The relationship between speech-tones and vocal melody in Thai court song. Musica Asiatica
Vatcananukom phasa Lao [Lao language dictionary]. Vientiane: Vientiane Printing House.
Mo'ladok lam siphando ‘n-lam som [The heritage of lam siphando'n
and lam som]. Vientiane: Ministry of Information and Culture.
Titon, Jeff T.
2003 Text. In Eight words for the study of expressive culture, ed. Burt Feintuch, 69–98. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois.
2001 What is improvisation? In Musicology 2001: 24th National Conference of the MSA. Abstracts Booklet, 56. Melbourne University.
Creative processes in Cantonese opera 1: The role of linguistic tones. Ethnomusicology