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  • Sergei Dordzhi-Goryaev, dombra melodies 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Sergei plays the following melodies:ShavashTsagan nurin shkolA musical piece from Bulgun Mandzhurakova’s concertBuurla biBuyntaBiildg aysAl’mn
  • Nina Koksunova, Legend About Dombra 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Nina briefly explains the structure of the dombra and relays a legend about this instrument. She says: Kalmyks are very talented and skillful people. In the past Kalmyks taught their daughters how to bake pastry, play the ...
  • Khargchin Koldzhieva, About the Dung and Bishkyur 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Khargchin recalls how in the 1990s she witnessed lamas playing instruments in a temple in Elista. She says: Today in the temple they play the dung instrument (made from a white shell). They also use bishkyur trumpets. In ...
  • Alena Lidzhieva, Dombra Melodies 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Alena plays Kalmyk melodies on the dombra instrument, including Siberian melodies and those of the songs ‘Okonov Naran’ and ‘Kotush’.

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