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Tuva, Among the Spirits: Sound, Music, and Nature in Sakha and Tuva

Various Artists
Tuva, Among the Spirits: Sound, Music, and Nature in Sakha and Tuva

Tuva, Among the Spirits is a sonic journey to the steppes of southern Siberia, the wellspring of Tuvan and Sakhan music, where the spiritual power of nature is manifested through its sounds. In these unprecedented on-site recordings, master musicians imitate and interact with the natural acoustic environment. Recorded in 1995-1998 on horseback, in creek beds, caves, canyons, and grasslands. Extensive notes, photographs, and discography. 1999 New Age Voice Music Awards: awarded finalist for Best Traditional World Album of 1999.

AWARDS
2000Crossroads music Awards Silver Star for World-Traditional. 1999 New Age Voice Music Awards finalist for Best Traditional World Album of 1999

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Track Listing

101
A Reverberant Valley n/a 1:57
102
Sakha Animal Imitations German Khatilaev and Kavdia Khatilaev 1:55
103
Tuvan Round-Up n/a 1:48
104
Fantasy on the Igil Kaigal-ool Khovalyg 5:33
105
Birds and Bird Imitations Kaigal-ool Khovalyg, Anatoli Kuular, Alexei Saryglar 2:21
106
Xöömei on Horseback Kaigal-ool Khovalyg, Anatoli Kuular 2:32
107
Borbangnadyr with Steam Water Anatoli Kuular 2:43
108
Xomuz (Jew's Harp) Imitating Water Anatoli Kuular 1:38
109
Home on the (Mountain) Range n/a 1:28
110
Ang-Meng Mal-Magan Öttüneri (Imitation of Wild and Domestic Animals) Albert Saspyk-ool 1:49
111
Ang-Meng Mal-Magan Öttüneri (Reprise) Alexander Chambal-oglu Tülüsh 2:12
112
Harmonics in the Wind n/a 2:59
113
Sonic Landscape Grigori Mongush 1:49
114
The Legacy of Ancestors Tos-Khol 7:32
115
Cave Spirits Sayan Bapa 0:56
116
Kyzyl Taiga (Red Forest) Kaigal-ool Khovalyg 2:19
117
Talking Xomuz Anatoli Kuular 1:53
118
Chiraa-Xor Kaigal-ool Khovalyg, Anatoli Kuular, Sayan Bapa 4:29
119
Epilogue n/a 0:59

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