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2017-08-03T14:17:13.000Z
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Video Title:
Alash - "My Throat, the Cuckoo" [Official Audio]
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Listen to the official audio for "My Throat, the Cuckoo" by Alash. The track is a part of 'Achai,' which features Tuvan throat singing, a style that allows the performer to sing multiple notes at once. In the album, Alash combines tradition with innovation incorporating lively drum beats and beat boxing alongside traditional instruments. 'Achai' is available August 25, 2017 on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: http://www.folkways.si.edu/alash/achai Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/1NQXkvgQkf3D2MhK1XpsX9 iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/achai/id1252635914 Achai, the Tuvan word for father, describes a deep paternal participation in the upbringing and growth of a new generation. It is also a fitting title for Alash’s new album to honor Kongar-ool Ondar, who served not only as a musical father for the ensemble, but also for an entire generation of Tuvan musicians. As Ondar shared memory and tradition, so too does Alash with spirited performances and forward-thinking collaborations. In the group’s first studio album for Smithsonian Folkways, Achai beautifully illustrates the adaptability of Tuvan music—organically created and deeply rooted, yet still interconnected with the sound world of the 21st century. Featuring master beatboxer Shodekeh, alongside time-honored Tuvan throat-singing styles, the album demonstrates how members of Alash have dedicated their lives to performing, preserving, developing, and growing the Tuvan tradition. They are worthy bearers of the culture of their fathers and sons. Alash: http://www.alashensemble.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alashensemble Twitter: https://twitter.com/alashensemble Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alashensemble Smithsonian Folkways: http://www.folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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3 min 58 sec
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