Folk songs


THE BLACKISH YAK

Description: Folk musician Ganbold Saindai, representative of Khoton ethnic group, performs a special cattle call song ʹʹThe Blackish Yakʹʹ. This song was also spread among other Oirat ethnic groups in Western Mongolia and used for calling yaks.

Cite as: Hartá sarlýg – The blackish yak; performer: Ganbold Saindai, camera/ interview: Ioana Aminian, Thede Kahl, interview assistant/ transcription/ translation/ editor: Chingis Azydov, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: oira1262MNV0002a.

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MYANGAD LONG SONG TRADITION

Description: Erkhembayar Khalkh recounts a story about long songs of the Myagad people and recollects his experience of learning long songs from his father and other relatives. Towards the end of the video, Erkhembayar and his brother Ganbat sing a short section of the long song ʹʹNarin saaral moriʹʹ (Thin grey horse).

Cite as: Miŋgɪ́d urtýn duuný tuháj – Myangad long song tradition; performers: Erkhembayar Khalkh, Ganbat Khalkh, camera/ interview: Ioana Aminian, Thede Kahl, interview assistant/ transcription/ translation/ editor: Chingis Azydov, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: oira1262MNV0007a.

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