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2012-03-01T19:54:29Z
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Tengir-Too: Mountain Music of Kyrgyzstan
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Purchase Music of Central Asia Vol. 1: Tengir-Too: Mountain Music from Kyrgyzstan: http://www.folkways.si.edu/music-of-central-asia-vol-1-tengir-too-mountain-from-kyrgyzstan/islamica-world/album/smithsonian From the mountainous Kyrgyzstan, Jew's harps, fiddles, plucked stringed instruments, and powerful voices transmit the vibrant rhythms of nomadism and the serene atmosphere of the Kyrgyz mountains in a musical language as contemporary as it is ancient. This deluxe package launches Music of Central Asia, a multi-volume series that brings to life the diverse and remarkable musical culture of a region long inaccessible to outsiders. A bonus DVD explores the vibrant rhythms and serene atmosphere in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan. 18 tracks. 66 minutes. 48-page color booklet, photos, and bilingual lyrics; DVD contains series introduction, 24-minute film, interactive glossary, and map. Music of Central Asia is a co-production of the Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The aim of the series is to present leading exponents of Central Asia's rich and diverse musical heritage to listeners outside the region. The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (http://www.si.edu/copyright/ ). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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