:: Title :: Shavi Shashvi (The Black Thrush)
:: Genre :: topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified men [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Georgia (unspecified) (Georgia)
:: Language :: Georgian
:: Culture :: Caucasian, Georgian, Guria
:: Session :: Georgian II 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1716.0, Track 4 (00:03:29)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These Georgian recordings were copied by Alan Lomax from the collection at the Georgian Conservatory of Music in Tiflis, Georgia. They were presented to Alan Lomax by the Georgian Union of Composers, edited by Grigol Z. Ckhikvadze, A. Georgeashvili, and Vladimir V. Akhobadze. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - The hunters follow the blackbird which grieves because it is winter and it has no place to hide. They (singers) imitate the barking of a dog - the basses do this. Finally the hunters kill the bird. [Source: Tape notes]
0 - Three men from Guria [Source: Tape notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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