:: Title :: Niurgun Bootur Yryata (The Song Of Niurgun Bootur)
:: Genre :: epic song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Kononov, Konon Evseevich (m) [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Russia (unspecified) (Russia)
:: Language :: Yakut
:: Culture :: Siberian, Turkic, Yakut
:: Session :: Various Soviet Union II 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1710.0, Track 43 (00:02:36)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are dubbed recordings from the archives in Leningrad. Tapes 1709-1711 contain material collected from Chukotskiy District, U.S.S.R. by B. M. Dobrovolskii, dubbed from the Recording Archives of the Russian Institute of Literature in Leningrad. T1710 also contains Ket material recorded by Boris Mikhailovich Dobrovol'skii in Leningrad, U.S.S.R., c1956. T1709 and T1711 contain Koryak reocrdings collected by Boris Mikhailovich Dobrovol'skii in Leningrad, U.S.S.R., c1956. [Source: Editor]
2 - The recordings T1711R37- T1711R46 were made by Alan Lomax in Tbilisi, Georgia, in August 1964.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Konon Kononov (b. 1933), from village of Orgėt, Verkhne-Viliuiskii district, Republica Sakha (Yakutiia).
0 - Niurgun Bootur is the protagonist of the olonkho "Niurgun Bootur," a hero of the Middle World.
0 - Notes read: "Song of the Warrior - from the medial world - male singer - this has exactly the same way of breaking of phrases with glottal trill that occurs in Aviza." [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - Notes read: "Yakut - Three epic fragments - Olonkho. The performer said he wasn't a well-trained singer, that he couldn't perform the three dramatic roles perfectly." [Source: Tape Notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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