:: Title :: Interview with ashug Akbar Jaffarov on Koroglu
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Eldarova, Emina (f) [vocal]
Jafarov, Akbar (m) [vocal]
Lomax, Alan
Unidentified translator [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 18 (00:07:19)
:: 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 - Akbar Jaffarov gives the text of the previous song and talks about his life and his teacher.
0 - Emina Eldarova answers a few questions and makes several commentaries on ashug art.
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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