September 01, 2009

Warm Music of Uryanhai



The melody swings up and down, undulating like grassland under the hoofs of a stallion.

The resonant murmur of kengirge, the great drum, rolls through the music hall and you can almost picture stars shimmering in lakes. The haunting, timeless sound of Tuvan throat singing, in which a single vocalist voices multiple sounds simultaneously, is difficult to describe, yet awesome to witness.

 


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