:: Title :: Kyys Kyskyidan Ypyata (Song Of The Girl Of The Lower World)
:: 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 45 (00:01:11)
:: 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 - From olonkho "Niugun Bootur". More complete version than T1709 R16.
0 - Konon Kononov (b. 1933), from village of Orgėt, Verkhne-Viliuiskii district, Republica Sakha (Yakutiia).
0 - Notes read: "'Song Of The Girl Of The Lower World' - a negative personality. The nephew of the warrior is resting, the girl is supposed to kill him with her arrows but she wishes to marry him. So she dances round him and sings - same singer. The singer sits as he sings." [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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