Serenade! Choral Festival: Tyva Kyzy & Nathaniel Dett Chorale – Millennium Stage (June 28, 2018)

Serenade! Choral Festival: Tyva Kyzy & Nathaniel Dett Chorale – Millennium Stage (June 28, 2018)

The Kennedy Center

Streamed live on Jun 28, 2018

Serenade! Choral Festival: Having mastered the forbidden-for-women art of Tuvan throat-singing, southern Siberia’s Tyva Kyzy is the only all-female group performing traditional khöömei (“overtone”) songs, including a brand-new piece from founder Choduraa Tumat. The Nathaniel Dett Chorale is Canada’s first professional choral group dedicated to Afrocentric music of all styles: classical, spiritual, gospel, jazz, folk, and blues. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb

Shonchalai Oorjak-Choodu, a female throat-singer from Republic of Tyva

Shonchalai Oorjak-Choodu, a female throat-singer from Republic of Tyva

Published on Oct 13, 2012

Shonchalai Oorjak-Choodu, a female throat-singer from Republic of Tyva. As she says: “I sing and perform khöömei as long as I remember myself”. She was born and raised up in musically talented family in Western Tuva. She used to be a member of “Tyva kyzy” ensemble. Now she is in “Tyva” ensemble, the legendary band in Tuvan music history where all famous throat-singers came from. © Victoria Peemot

 

Alash – “My Throat Solo”

Alash – “My Throat Solo”

Published on Jun 11, 2013

Masters of traditional Tuvan instruments as well as the art of throat singing, Alash is deeply committed to traditional Tuvan music and culture. Alash “can transport you to another dimension, lift you to new levels of consciousness, or otherwise blow your mind…” -V.O.I.C.E.S.