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dc.contributor.authorTerbish, Baasanjav
dc.contributor.editorChuryumova, Elvira
dc.contributor.editorKorneev, Gennadiy
dc.contributor.otherChuryumov, Anton
dc.description.abstractMaria sings the following 10 songs. Bobba: This is a Derbet song about a girl called Bobba from the Manlakhin clan. Exile: This song is about the deportation of the Kalmyk people to Siberia in 1943. The song is about abandoned livestock, Kalmyk families scattered across Siberia who miss their homeland. A long song: This song is about the difficult life of a young woman who is married off to a distant place and misses her mother. Ekin ach: This song is about the merits of mothers. Maternal love and care can never be repaid by her children. Seryatir: This song is about a man called Koskin Seryatir who was a warehouse manager. Composed before World War II, it was popular among the Kalmyks when they were exiled to Siberia. Torghut Manzh: It is a humorous song about a Torghut man called Manzh who was fond of drinking. Uvshin Khyachya: This song is about how people mourn a man called Uvshin Khyachya who died at the age of 33. Okna Guda: It is a song about a man called Okna Guda. It was composed before World War II. Tsaryn: This song is about the settlement of Bolshoi Tsaryn. Shavash: Shavash is a song aimed to cheer up dancers. It describes the movements made by the dancer, the style of his/her dances, and sometimes includes jokes.
dc.description.sponsorshipSponsored by Arcadia Fund, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin
dc.publisherKalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge
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dc.titleMaria Beltsikova, songs

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