This book contains more than 100 popular tauʻolunga dance songs (which happen in most cases to be love songs as well), from authors like King George II, Queen Sālote, ʻAfu Haʻamango, Feke Tutuʻila, Peni Tutuʻila, Malukava, Veʻehala, Tuʻimala Kaho, Tuialo Kefu and many others. From the origin of the genre at the end of the 19th century until the present.
Included are such favourites as: Siva, Tuʻu fakaunga, Tokelau tō ʻi Muifonua, Ko e hala kuo papa, ʻŪpē ʻo Siuʻilikutapu, Leiola, Hāʻele ki Pilitania, Fiefia tahakaeafe, Saame 23, Fāhina ʻo Tongataʻeapa, ʻElito e kakala hingoa, Lou kie mei Haʻamoa, and still many more.
Langi tauʻolunga & hiva kakala
All songs are provided with an English translation, an explanation of special terms and names used, and most often a historical setting when and why the author composed it. Many songs also have music notation in both international note notation and Tongan tuʻungafasi.
A set of 3 DVD, 23 or 24 movies each, that is almost 2 hours of video per disk. These movies show recordings of actual dance performances, with annotated songs in both English and Tongan. All disks are region free and in PAL format. T$ 25 each.
A single CD with 25 movies (different from those on the DVDs) in lower resolution (320×240) for playback on older mpeg players such as the ipod. T$15.