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Khoomei: a Cultural Phenomenon of the Peoples of Central Asia

Language: English

Khoomey (throat singing), the "Cultural Phenomenon of the Peoples of Central Asia", contains material about the history of study of Tuvan Khoomei, the significance of Tuvan Khoomei in musical culture of Tuvans, its styles and varieties, as well as female khoomey and ensemble performance.

on this subject: L'art mongol du chant Khoomei

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Place/region: China, Mongolia, Russian Federation, Asia, Eastern Europe
Type: Performing arts
Extract: 5 min. Total length:
Production and personalities:
Publisher: The Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Republic of Tuva, Russian Federation; International Scientific Center Khoomei
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO Moscow
Published in:
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 188857

Original: DVD
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0498
File No: AVFONDS-2009-004418-KSA
Source ref.: DIT/LIB
Rights holder: UNESCO