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Kyrgyzstan komuz

Kyrgyzstan komuz

An interesting discussion – but here’s a hint … click on the links! (well, most of them) …

http://www.metafilter.com/139752/Kyrgyzstan-komuz

 

Kyrgyzstan’s Akyn Poets | PRI’s The World

 

Kyrgyzstan’s Akyn Poets | PRI’s The World

Kyrgyzstan held its first presidential election since a violent revolution and an outburst of ethnic violence rattled the country last year.

As the country’s fledgling democracy moves forward, the local media have been covering events closely. But so has an older, arguably more powerful institution in Kyrgyzstan. Lily Jamali reports.

http://www.theworld.org/2011/11/kyrgyzstan-akyn-poets/

 

 

 

 

Search results for: kyrgyzstan | United Nations Radio

Search results for: kyrgyzstan | United Nations Radio

UN Radio reports about the activities of the UN in Kyrgyzstan … but there are also some more general articles, such as:

 

http://www.unmultimedia.org/radio/english/?s=kyrgyzstan&x=0&y=0

‪Kyrgyzstan: A Nation’s Musical Legacy‬‏ – YouTube

‪Kyrgyzstan: A Nation’s Musical Legacy

‬‏ – YouTube

 United Nations, New York, July 2011 – The ancient music of Kyrgyzstan, the tiny mountainous country in central Asia, was at risk of disappearing forever under Soviet rule. But now the country’s rich musical heritage is witnessing a revival.

21st Century – Show 56 – Kyrgyzstan: A Nation’s Musical Legacy 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I9yD_V123g

 

Kyrgyzstan – Summer 08 – a set on Flickr

Kyrgyzstan – Summer 08 – a set on Flickr

http://www.flickr.com/photos/seaskyclay/sets/72157607046058028/with/2816595754/

Kyrgyz Music

Kyrgyz Music

Although the two CDs featured on this page are for sale – there are several mp3 files available for download on different pages.

http://www.kyrgyzmusic.com

Salamat Sadikova – The Voice of Kyrgyzstan

Salamat Sadikova – The Voice of Kyrgyzstan

“Enjoy your life while you still have your petals, Don’t let suffering spread in your body. Don’t exhaust the voice of the nightingale Singing beautifully in the garden.”
— from the traditional song “Qïzïl gül (Red Flower)” as sung by Salamat Sadikova

There is a Youtube clip available on the page

http://www.folkloreproductions.com/SalamatSadikova.html

Salamat Sadikova – The Voice of Kyrgyzstan

Salamat Sadikova – The Voice of Kyrgyzstan

In French – with an mp3 file available for listening

http://www.pluralworld.com/article.cfm?lart=383&changelangue=1

Sounds.kg

Sounds.kg

Sixteen mp3 files of traditional Kyrgyz music available for download.

http://sounds.kg/en/mp3archive/

Kyrgyzstan’s horses.

Kyrgyzstan’s horses.

For the BBC radio programme “Outlook”, Abdujalil Abdurasulov discovers a sound under threat from modern machinery.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/programmes/2009/06/090616_outlook_sos_kyrgyzstan.shtml

16/05/2009

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