:: Title :: Aktanysh Sasmalary (Constructions of Aktanysh)
:: Genre :: lyric song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Gafiatulina, Galiia (f) [vocal]
Safiullin, Rais (m) [bayan]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Tatarstan (Russia)
:: Language :: Tatar
:: Culture :: Eurasian, Turkic, Tatar
:: Session :: Tatar 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1688.1, Track 4 (00:02:46)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are dubbed recordings made by Alan Lomax from the archives of Radio Moscow. Original collector(s) unknown. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Aktanysh is a village, center of the Aktanysh district, Republic of Tatarstan
0 - Contsruction refers to the "steps" of the industrial revolution.
0 - Gafiatulina, Khatima Sharifovna (b. 1915), Merited artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, soloist of the State Ensemble of Song and Dance of Tatarstan Republic.
0 - Russian accoridions have several kinds and corresponding names (baian, garmon', garmoshka). Tatars often play the "Saratov garmon'".
0 - Describing the text of this song, "Words of an unknown author." [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - Here steps of a staircase, not of a person, I think - G. Dorf, translator N. Bushnell added the following: no - steps of a person [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - There is no special word for Russian accordion, but you should know that it differs from accordion itself which has a key-board on the right hand (comments by G. Dorf). [Source: Tape Notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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