:: Title :: Batmazhan
:: Genre :: terme, topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Berdibaev, Abdrashit (m) [komuz, vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Kyrgyzstan (unspecified) (Kyrgyzstan)
:: Language :: Kirghiz
:: Culture :: Central Asia, Turkic-Mongol, Kirghiz
:: Session :: Kirghiz 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1690.0, Track 7 (00:03:06)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are dubbed recordings made by Alan Lomax from Radio Moscow's collection of Kirghiz folk Music. Original collector(s) unknown. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Abdrashit Berdibaev (1916-1980).
0 - Eginchiev, Bektemir (1910-1964) composed the music to this song.
0 - This is a song about a beloved girl who is a model worker, a member of akolkhoz (collective farm).
0 - Batmazhan is the name of a girl. [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - Describing the text and music of this song, "Words Berdibaev. Music Mr. Egenchief" [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - Original notes read: "singer Berdibaev accomp. himself on komuz." [Source: Tape Notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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