:: Title :: Medegmaasha - Kolkhozdoo Lo, Sovkhozdoo Lo (In Kholkhoz And Sovkhoz)
:: Genre :: bogoni duu
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Khoborkov, Tsyren (m) [vocal]
Unidentified ensemble [chanza, khur (bass), khur (soprano), limbe]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Buryatiya (Russia)
:: Language :: Buryat
:: Culture :: Central Asia, Mongol, Buryat
:: Session :: Buryat 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1691.0, Track 3 (00:02:59)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are dubbed recordings made by Alan Lomax from Radio Moscow's collection of Buryat Folk Music, includes Abkhaz material. Original collector(s) unknown. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Medegmaasha is the name of a girl. The song is about a young merry woman who is a model worker. Kholkhoz is a collective farm; Sovkhoz is a state farm. This song appeared in the 1930s.
0 - Tsyren Khoborkov is from Tunka valley, Khongoodor clan.
0 - In the original notes there is a note that describes 'Medegmaash' as a girl shephard. [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - Original notes read: "Singer Mr. Ts. Khoborkov, accomp. by quintet of Buryat folk instruments: limba, khur-soprano, khur-bass, chanza-alto, chanza-bass." [Source: Tape Notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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