:: Title :: Zamtari (The Winter)
:: Genre :: table song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified men [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Georgia (unspecified) (Georgia)
:: Language :: Georgian
:: Culture :: Caucasian, Georgian, Kartli-Kakheti
:: Session :: Georgian II 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1717.0, Track 4 (00:03:36)
:: 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 - Large male chorus - a little toppy - from Kartli. [Source: Tape notes]
0 - Zamtazi translated means "the Winter." A rose would not survive this winter, her leaves would wither as the tears would drop from the eyes of a beautiful girl. This song has been recorded and included in a collection of Georgian music published by Professor Chkhikvadze, page 155. [Source: Tape notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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