:: Title :: Koroglu
:: Genre :: ashug song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Abbasov, Museyib [balaban]
Jafarov, Akbar (m) [saz, vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably Radio Moscow
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Azerbaijan (unspecified) (Azerbaijan)
:: Language :: Azeri
:: Culture :: Caucasian, Turkic, Azerbaijani
:: Session :: Azerbaijan 8/64
:: Date :: 8/13/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1700.0, Track 17 (00:04:31)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These songs were recorded by Alan Lomax in Moscow in collaboration with a musicologist Emina Eldarova (Aazerbaijan). [Source: Editor]
2 - Ashug songs by male solo/lute/shawm from Azerbaijan. Two Merited artists of the Republic of Azerbaijan. [Source: Tapebox]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Akbar Jaffarov (Iaffarov), b. 1932, well-known ashug (epic singer) from Tovuz Region, Western Azerbaijan. Merited artist of the Republic of Azerbaijan. He used a fallsetto vocal style called 'zilsesi.'
0 - Huseiin Abbasov is well-known balamanchi (performer on balaman) from Tovuz Region, Western Aberbaijan. Merited artist of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
0 - Koroglu is the name of the hava and the name of the hero of the cognominal dastan.
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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