Music of Central Asia, Vol. 1: Tengir-Too - Mountain Music of Kyrgyzstan ()

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Music of Central Asia, Vol. 1: Tengir-Too - Mountain Music of Kyrgyzstan - Various Artists

Track Listing
  1. Jangylyk (Novelty)
  2. Erke Kyz (The Spoiled Girl)
  3. Küidüm Chok (I Burn, I Smoulder Like Charcoal)
  4. Episode from the Manas: Kökötöidün Ashy (Kökötöi's Memorial Feast)
  5. Belek (Gift)
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  1. Jangylyk (Novelty)
  2. Erke Kyz (The Spoiled Girl)
  3. Küidüm Chok (I Burn, I Smoulder Like Charcoal)
  4. Episode from the Manas: Kökötöidün Ashy (Kökötöi's Memorial Feast)
  5. Belek (Gift)
  6. Kara Özgöi (Impudent One)
  7. Kyiylyp Turam (I'm Sad to Say Goodbye)
  8. Attila Khan
  9. Ak Satkyn Menen Kulmyrza (Ak Satkyn and Kulmyrza)
  10. Fantasy on the Chopo Choor
  11. Gül (Flower)
  12. Jol Jürüsh
  13. Kengesh (Soviet)
  14. Esimde (I Remember)
  15. Ker Özön (Wide Valley)
  16. Sagynam (I Miss You)
  17. Kambarkan
  18. Kyz Oigotoor (A Melody That Wakes Up a Girl)
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This might be a manufactured excursion into Central Asian roots, but it's one with integrity, with the intention of going to the heart of the music of Kyrgyzstani mountain music. These are traditional and nostalgic pieces, as well as modern tunes and songs that evoke the past, all exquisitely performed. What's perhaps surprising is how un-alien it ...

Music of Central Asia, Vol. 1: Tengir-Too - Mountain Music of Kyrgyzstan 2006, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

UPC: 093074052020

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