Pakhtakor Party, II

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Pakhtakor Party, I

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The police arranged a big party for us at Dilnoza and Alisher's house in Pakhtakor, Uzbekistan. Professional musicians and all!

Duel of the Poets in Jetisay

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The Kazakh tradition where two poets duel using their silver tongues (Aitys). Jetisay, Kazakhstan.

Jetisay musicians part 1

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Jetisay musicians part 1. Deep south Kazakhstan

Dostik - My Kazakhstan, sung in traditional style

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During the soiree in Dostik the kids all helped sing along to the Kazakhstan national anthem.

Dostik - Slow song on dombra

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In Dostik, Kazakhstan. The local (and very talented) musician treats us to a few numbers.

Kazakh Lullaby

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An example of the lullabies sung by new mothers to their babies in the besik. As performed by Muzzafar's daughter-in-law in Turkistan, Kazakhstan.

Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement VII

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Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement VII

Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement VI

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Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement VI

Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement V

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Terekty - Muslim prayer

Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement IV

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Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement IV

Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement III

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Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement III

Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement II

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Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement II

Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement I

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Turkistan - Kazakh Sufis Movement I

Terekty - Muslim prayer

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Terekty - Muslim prayer

Barshino - Voice with dombra accompaniment

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Barshino - Voice with dombra accompaniment

On the farm outside Taldysay - baran baran

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On the farm outside Taldysay - baran baran

Shubarkol school - MY KAZAKHSTAN!

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Shubarkol school - MY KAZAKHSTAN!

Taldysay - Dombra solo

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Taldysay - Dombra solo