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Volume 1 of the "Music of Central Asia" series, Tengir-Too: Mountain Music of Kyrgyzstan is a deluxe music CD and DVD combination that brings to life the diverse musical culture of a region that has long been inaccessible to outsiders. Embracing Kyrgyzstan Jewish traditions of the harp, fiddle and plucked string instruments as well as moving vocals, Tengir-Too includes a 48-page booklet with color photographs, comments upon the region and its music, and the vocals in their original language and English translation. The DVD offers a series introduction, 24- minute film, interactive glossary, and map; the music CD has 18 tracks--Novelty (3:14), The Spoiled Girl (2:07), I Burn, I Smoulder Like Charcoal (3:27), Kokotoi's Memorial Feast (6:26), Gift (2:07), Impudent One (3:21), I'm Sad To Say Goodbye (2:33), Attila Khan, (3:28), Ak Satkyn and Kulmyrza (9:10), Ocarina (2:00), Flower (3:36), On the Road (2:27), Soviet (3:11), I Remember (5:04), Wide Valley (2:39), I Miss You (3:31), Kambarkan (4:50), A Melody That Wakes Up a Girl (2:47). A truly unique, authentic and inspirational listening experience.
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Title Annotation:Tengir-Too: Mountain Music of Kyrgyzstan
Publication:Internet Bookwatch
Article Type:Sound recording review
Date:May 1, 2006
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