Inner Asian Music

 

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Carole Pegg & Radik Tülüsh

GOSHAWK

7-Star Records SSCD 52

English Trad Meets Tuvan Roots

When Goshawk Awakes:
A night visitor changes shape…
A woman creates the world…
Dark forces bring age or deliver from death…
And a 2000-year old Ice Princess rises…

Producers: K. Hill & C. Pegg. With 8 page booklet.

Track listing

A Gay Goshawk, The Tree of Life (Ben’s Song)/ Oscar’s Tune, The Lady & the Well, The Roving Gypsy/ Gypsy Harris’ Tune, Flash Company/ Turug Bazhy, The Factory Girl/ Jinny’s Jig, I am Hare/ Hare in the Corn, Ochy Bala, Nottingham Town/ Mr Baker’s Tune.

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Radik Tülüsh 

TYVA: SPIRITS OF MY LAND

7-Star Records SSCD 51

A superb first solo CD from Radik – ex-Yat-kha and currently with Huun-Huur-Tu – that charts his musical connection with the spirits in his birthplace in Tagny Uula. Be transported with deep growls topped by spectral overtones, as well as sweet-sounding songs and masterly improvisations on a range of traditional instruments. Producer: C. Pegg. With 10 page booklet.

Track listing

Ritual Call, The Rocky Mountain’s Head, Dumchuktaar Kargyraa, Tangdy Uula, Middle Pass, Spirit of the Water, Song of the Crickets, River Ulaatai, Wind in Övür, Orphan Child, The Hunter’s Song, My Bai Taiga, Spirits of My Land

 

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Khyrkhaas 

SONGS OF OUR ELDERS: MUSIC OF THE MOUNTAIN-STEPPES OF KHAKASSIA

7-Star Records SSCD 50

Master instrument maker and musician Sergei Charkov and his daughter Julia use overtone and undertone-singing (khai), including the gravelly tones used in epics to accompany the souls of the dead to the afterworld. Instruments (e.g. chatkhan zither and yykh horse-head fiddle, ‘squeal with harmonics when not sliding in eerie glissandi like the undulating contours of the steppe ….a very imaginative CD that brings a little-known part of Inner Asia to life’. Simon Broughton, Songlines, 2005. Producer: C. Pegg. With 10 page booklet.

Track listing

Little Hare, Songs, Lullaby, For My Friends, Hunters, Shira, My Beloved, Rich Pituncha, Kadyshev’s Takhpakh, A Song for our Elders, Uibat Steppe, Swans, Girls and Boys, Light Water, Galloping Horse, My Chatkhan, Epic Bards

 

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Bob and Carole Pegg 

HE CAME FROM THE MOUNTAINS

JASKCD 171

A rare chance to buy these early recordings (1970s) just reissued in Japan. Limited available.

Recorded before they became ‘Mr Fox’ and with some of the same musicians, this CD illustrates the song-writing talents and diverse musical influences (traditional English, country, rock and pop) that fused in the later band. Producer: Bill Leader.

Track listing

Rise up Jock, The Scorpion Departs but Never Returns, Lord of the Dance (Carter), He Came from the Mountains, Love Song No 2, Jimmy’s Letters, Angeline, Susan’s Song

 

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Bob and Carole Pegg with Sydney Carter 

AND NOW IT IS SO EARLY: SONGS OF SYDNEY CARTER

JASKCD 177

The late great Sydney Carter was very enthusiastic about the Peggs’ early 1970s English traditional interpretations of his poems, some of which appear here for the first time. Sydney performs on five tracks.

Track listing

Come, Love, Carolling, Run the Film Backwards, Glass of Water, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Up at the House of Cecil Sharp, Port Mahon, Shake and Shiver, The Holy Horses, Judas and Mary, Friday Morning, Doctor Spock, The Candlelight, George Fox – bonus track, Lord of the Dance

 

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Radik Tyulyush 

CHALAMA

Radik's second solo CD explores his continuing commitment to the traditional music of Tyvan nomads which, in his words, is 'inviolable and sacred'. At the same time, he recognizes his move between urban and rural soundscapes.

Track listing

Intro Er-le Changys (I'm a lonely man) Iyi a'ttyn (Sporty horseman) Mymnyn churttu? (Whose land is this?) Oskys urug (Orphan child) Solchur Suurum (Solchur valley) Sonnel (Tsengel wedding song) Kokken noyan (revolutionary song) Ak Taigam (White Taiga) Yrlap Berein (I will sing for you)

 

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Carole Pegg  

Mongolian Music, Dance and Oral Narrative: Performing Diverse Identities

Paperback, University of Washington Press, with CD, 380 pp, 20 photos

An ethnography of performance and music, based on 20 years of travel and research among remote peoples in Mongolia. With substantial sections on throat-singing (overtone-singing), epics, Folk Religion, Shamanism and Buddhism.

‘The most comprehensive account of Mongolian music available …We must be sensitive when we listen to the Mongols, and to their ever-fascinating and multi-faceted performance arts – like Pegg has done.’ (Keith Howard, Asian Affairs)

‘Carole Pegg has produced the type of comprehensive, fluent, authoritative and well-organized work we need … [It] offers an extraordinarily rich set of issues tha Pegg handles with great skill and feeling for insider sentiment’ (Prof. Mark Slobin, British Journal of Ethnomusicology)

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