:: Title :: Kafa
:: Genre :: dance, wedding song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Isakov, Aron (m) [pkhachich]
Pshikhachev, Mukhazhir (m) [concertina]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Russia (unspecified) (Russia)
:: Language :: Karachay
:: Culture :: Caucasian, Turkic, Karachay
:: Session :: Various Soviet Union I 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1696.0, Track 12 (00:01:37)
:: 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 - Aron Isakov, well-known folk musician, People's Artist of the Russian Federation.
0 - Pkhachich is a wood idiophone, a rattle.
0 - Original notes read: "Mukhazhir Pshikhachev on concertina. Aron Isakov on pkhachich." [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - Describing this song, "Kabardian folk dance. A wedding 'Kafa'. Baksan district." [Source: Tpae Notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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