RESULTS: 26 books found
The Musical Arts of the Pamirs, Vol I-V
Funeral Laments of the Pamiri Kyrgyz Living in Turkey. As Lingua-Folkloristic Primary Source. Analysis and Texts
Proverbs and Sayings of the Pamiri Kyrgyz Living in Turkey. As Lingua-Folkloristic Primary Source
"Respect Graces the Living, Lamentation Graces the Dead": Kyrgyz Funeral Laments and Lamenters
Kyrgyz Herders of Soviet Uzbekistan: Historical and Ethnographic Narratives
Cities of the Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz Instrumental Music: Analysis, Thoughts, and Opinions, Volumes I and II
Kyrgyz Herders of Soviet Uzbekistan
This book describes the socio-economic history, cultural experience and identity of a group of Kyrgyz herders who worked on collective farms in Soviet Uzbekistan in the second half of the 20th century. It tells the story of the herders and their families, who, for more than 50 years, led a semi-nomadic life, wintering on the collective farms in the Fergana Valley and summering in the highjailoos or summer pastures of the Chatkal and Fergana mountain ranges of Central Asia.
Respect Graces the Living, Lamentation Graces the Dead
This book presents a comprehensive ethnographic study of the singing of koshok (funeral lamentations) among elderly Kyrgyz women. Koshok is one of the oldest and most enduring genres of Kyrgyz oral poetry. The book includes koshok texts recorded by the author in different regions of Kyrgyzstan in 2003, 2011 and 2013, categorised according to theme and topic. It also includes descriptions of the author’s research methodology and a rare glimpse into the experiences of recording this sensitive ritual.