Khöömii Singer Tserendavaa Presentation at Mongolian Khöömii Festival Conference July 2011

Khöömii Singer Tserendavaa Presentation at Mongolian Khöömii Festival Conference July 2011

Published on Jan 11, 2015

Tserendavaa is famous in Mongolia as one of the most experienced Khöömii Singers (Overtone singing). He is a herdsman who still lives in the landscape of Khöömii in west Mongolia and is a keeper of the traditional ways as nominated by UNESCO. The Inaugural European Mongolian Khöömii Festival and Conference at The School of Oriental and African Studies,London, were honoured for him to give the first presentation on July 11th 2011. Other speakers were Dr Carole Pegg Uk’s foremost Mongolian and South Siberian Ethnomusicologist. Ariunbold Dashdorj, musician and director of the Mongolian Throat Singing group, Khusugtun. Michael Ormiston, UK’s most experienced Mongolian Khöömii Singer. The event was organised by Unurmaa Janchiv (Who also translated) and Michael Ormiston, in cooperation with, The Embassy of Mongolia London, Lingua Global and The School of Oriental & African Studies. Thanks to Steve Teers of DiVa Pictures and Tim Brewer for filming http://www.soundtransformations.co.uk/

 

Author: tranquanghai1944

Ethnomusicologist, composer and vietnamese traditional musician

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