:: Title :: Shirkin (Magnificence)
:: Genre :: instrumental, kiui
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Qalambaev, Zhappas (m) [kobyz (qylqobyz)]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Kazakhstan (unspecified) (Kazakhstan)
:: Language :: Kazakh
:: Culture :: Central Asia, Turkic, Kazakh
:: Session :: Kazakh 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1699.0, Track 6 (00:02:21)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are recordings dubbed by Alan Lomax from Radio Moscow's collection of Kazak and Tuvan Folk Music. Original collector(s) unknown. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Zhappas Qalambaev (1909-1970) from Suzak district, Shymkent Region. Merited Worker of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
0 - The instrument played on this piece is the 'kobyz'. There exist two spellings for the instrument which are as follows: kobyz and kobuz. Both spellings are correct. The former was used as it was the first spelling identified in the original notes. [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - Describing this song, "A melody of Sharken. The 'kyui' 'Sharken'. / instrumental." [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - Original notes read: "Honored Art Worker of the Kazakh SSR Zhalpas Kalambaev plays a solo on the kylkobuz." [Source: Tape Notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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