:: Title :: Cherek (The Cherek River)
:: Genre :: dance, instrumental
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Ashurov, Tanakhum (m) [zurna]
Isakov, Aron (m) [dool]
Kashirgova, Kuratsa (f) [concertina]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Russia (unspecified) (Russia)
:: Language :: Kabardian
:: Culture :: Caucasian, Circassian, Kabardian
:: Session :: Various Soviet Union I 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1696.0, Track 10 (00:02:24)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are dubbed recordings made by Alan Lomax from the archives of Radio Moscow, including Buryat, Balkar, Turkmen, and Kabardian material. Original collector(s) unknown. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Aron Isakov, well-known folk musician, People's artist of the Russian Federation.
0 - Kafa is a very popular Kabardian and Balkar folk dance with ancient Adyg roots.
0 - Tanakhum Ashurov, renowned folk musician, People's Artist of the USSR.
0 - Describing the text of this song, "The Cherek', an ancient 'kafa'." [Source: Tape Notes]
0 - Original notes read: "Trio of national instruments. Kuratsa Kashirgova on concertina, Tanakhum Ashurov - on the zurna and Aron Isakov on dool." [Source: Tape Notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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