:: Title :: Alairai Gol (The Alar' Valley)
:: Genre :: guest song, table song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Tarov, Nikolai (m) [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Russia (unspecified) (Russia)
:: Language :: Buryat
:: Culture :: Central Asia, Mongol, Buryat
:: Session :: Various Soviet Union I 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1696.0, Track 8 (00:02:30)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are dubbed recordings made by Alan Lomax from the archives of Radio Moscow, including Buryat, Balkar, Turkmen, and Kabardian material. Original collector(s) unknown. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Nikolai Tarov is from the Khongoor clan, Alar district, West Buryatia.
0 - This is an ancient folk song of Alar Buryats but N. Tarov inserts a list of local heroes of socialist labour and winners of medals in the old text.
0 - Describing the text of this song, "Words of N. Tarov. 'Alairai gol', 'Alar valley', in Buryat." [Source: Tape Notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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