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Bardic Divas

Women's Voices In Central Asia
(Music CD - 2007 - Multiple languages)
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Title: Bardic divas
Women's voices in Central Asia
[sound recording]
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, p2007
Characteristics: 1 sound disc :,digital ;,4 3/4 in. +,1 videodisc (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Program notes with discography, bibliography, instrument glossary, and translations of texts in English (46 p.) inserted in container
Compact disc
Songs and music from bardic traditions, performed by women musicians from Azerbaijan, Kalmykia, Kazakhstan, Khorzem (Uzbekistan), Kyrgyzstan, Qaraqalpakstan [(Uzbekistan)], and Tajikistan
Contents: DVD contents: Music of Central Asia and the Aga Khan Music Initiative (6 min.) ; Bardic divas: Women's voices in Central Asia (23 min.) ; interactive instrument glossary ; map of Central Asia
Sen yar gedeli (2:43)
Galmadi, galmadi (2:27)
Bastau / Zhienbai-zhyrau (2:07)
Taalailuu eldin bir kyzy / Mysqal Ömüqanova (2:23)
Aqsholpan (2:10)
Kotush (2:36)
Shunidam / Zioydullo Shahidi (6:04)
Harman-Dali (2:29)
Ören zhyirik (2:10)
Aq qum (3:10)
Bulgun (4:37)
Sarvinoz / Kalila Davlatnazarov (3:30)
Zhonyp aldy / Birzhan-sal Qozhagululy (2:58)
Chabandyn yry / Ahyraaly Aytaliev (2:34)
Talim / Zhienbai-zhyrau (2:59)
Dila dushdü (3:28)
Noleydi (8:18)
Kyzyl gül (2:41)
Additional Contributors: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Performers: Variously: Latife Chesmeli, vocal and saz ; Fargana Quasimova, vocal ; Ervena Orgaeva , vocal and dombra ; Ulzhan Baibussynova, vocal and dombra ; Ardak Issataeva, vocal and dombra ; Aigul Ulkenbaeva, dombra ; Dilbar Bekturdieva, vocal, garmon, dayra, qayraq ; Komila Mattieva, vocal and tar ; Gozal Muminova, dayra and dutar ; Kenjegul Kubatova, vocal and komuz ; Injegul Saburova, ghirjek (ghijak) ; Ziyada Sheripova, vocal and other ; Ozoda Ahurova, vocal ; various accompanying musicians.
System Details: DVD
Other Language: Sung principally in various Turkic languages
Subject Headings: Women in music Folk songs Kalmykii͡a︡ (Russia) Folk songs Tajikistan Folk songs Kyrgyzstan Folk songs Uzbekistan Folk songs Kazakhstan Folk songs Azerbaijan Folk songs, Turkic Folk songs Asia, Central
Topical Term: Women in music
Folk songs
Folk songs
Folk songs
Folk songs
Folk songs
Folk songs
Folk songs, Turkic
Folk songs
Publisher No: SFW CD 40523
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