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Kazakh Traditional Art of Dombra Kuy

Language: Kazakh subtitles Eng

The art of Dombra Kuy refers to a solo composition performed on a traditional pear-shaped, long-necked, two-stringed, plucked musical instrument. The music aims to connect people to their historic roots and traditions through classical and improvised pieces. It is performed at family and community gatherings, and is usually accompanied by narrated stories and legends. It plays an important role in strengthening social cohesion among Kazakh people while providing them with a sense of identity and belonging.

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Topics and Tags
Place/region: Kazakhstan, Asia and the Pacific
Series: Inscriptions on the Intangible Heritage Lists
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: A. Suleyev Published in:
Rights: A. Suleyev

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Original: DVD
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-CLTICH-2014-0099600005
Source ref.: DOC:0099600005; CAND:00996
Rights holder: UNESCO ; A. Suleyev