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Kalmykian Archaic and Soviet Folk (vinyl LP)

Maria Beltsikova & Tatiana Dordzhieva [see all titles]
Maria Beltsikova & Tatiana Dordzhieva - Kalmykian Archaic and Soviet Folk (vinyl LP)
Maria Beltsikova and Tatiana Dordzhieva are two Kalmyk folk musicians, named after the Mongolian descendants living in Russia. This compilation gathers traditional Kalmyks songs (about the deportation of the Kalmyks in 1943-1944) and Soviet folklore.
Kalmyks (Oirats) are part of the Western Mongolian ethnos, living on the territory of modern Russia. Tatiana Dordzhieva and Maria Beltsykova were deported to Siberia. The 2 energetic and charismatic grand mammas present here traditional Kalmyks songs (songs about the deportation of Kalmyks in 1943-1944) and Soviet Folklore.
This is the first collaboration between Ored Recordings and Sub Rosa.

“In early November 2014 we went to Kalmykia. Our goal was the local "Dzhangar" epic. The epic genre, as one of the most archaic, can be called a basis for Kalmyk music culture. We met up with Maria Beltsikova and Tatiana Dordzhieva in this village. On the day of our meeting we were able to record more than twenty songs. In the repertoire of Maria and Tatiana there have been religious Buddhist songs, droning laments, ceremonial wedding songs, heroic ballads about Kalmyks in the Patriotic War 1812, and, of course, Soviet folklore. The songs of the "red" period was presented with a variety of songs: praising the Communist Party and workers of the collective farms and songs about the deportation of Kalmyks in 1943-1944.”—Bulat Khalilov (Ored Recordings)
Maria Beltsikova and Tatiana Dordzhieva are two traditional musicians and performers from the Republic of Kalmykia, within the Russian Federation. Members of the Kalmyk people, the descendants of Western Mongols who emigrated to Russia, Maria Beltsikova and Tatiana Dordzhieva's repertoire is composed of religious Buddhist songs, droning laments, ceremonial wedding songs, heroic ballads about Kalmyks in the Patriotic War 1812, and, of course, Soviet folklore.
 
Published with Ored Recordings.
 
published in November 2019
17 tracks
 
16.00
 
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