A CD is dedicated to the living musical heritage of the Karakalpak bards. It is the fruit of a fieldwork inventory conducted in 2010 under the auspices of UNESCO, in cooperation with cultural institutions from Uzbekistan and Karakalpakstan. It is published within the UNESCO/Korean Project "Creative Industries Development for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions - Strengthening the sustainability of crafts industry in Uzbekistan". This material cannot be posted online in full. It is available for consultation in our Reading Room only
The 22 songs on this CD were selected with the help of several well-known musicians, including Qarimbay Tinibaev, the famous baqsi, girdjek player and professor at the College of Arts in Nukus, the capital of Karakalpakstan.
Here above: Kelte nalish, Z. Ibragimova, voice and duwtar, trad.
This material cannot be posted online in full. It is available for consultation in our Reading Room only
Extract: 2 min. Total length:
Credits: Various authors. Frédéric Léotar (publisher), UNESCO Tashkent (publisher), IFEAC (producer). Ambassade de France à Tashkent (producer).
Published in: 2011
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 220099