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Huun Huur Tu Concert in Wroclaw, Poland (Sygyt , Borbannadyyr Styles Throat Singing )

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HUUN HUUR TU CONCERTS IN TEL AVIV / 27th, 29th November

Dates
November 27th (thursday)
November 29th (saturday)
at 9:00pm

Place

Elma Arts Complex Luxury Hotel

Ticket

Huun-Huur-Tu

Huun-Huur-Tu

Huun-Huur-Tu (Tuvan: Хүн Хүртү Khün Khürtü, Russian: Хуун-Хуур-Ту) is a music group from Tuva, a Russian Federation republic situated on the Mongolian border.
The most distinctive characteristic of Huun Huur Tu’s music is throat singing, in which the singers sing both the note (drone) and the drone’s overtone(s), thus producing two or three notes simultaneously. The overtone may sound like a flute, whistle or bird, but is actually solely a product of the human voice.
The group primarily uses native Tuvan instruments such as the igil, khomus (Tuvan jaw harp), doshpuluur, and dünggür (shaman drum). However, in recent years, the group has begun to selectively incorporate western instruments, such as the guitar. While the thrust of Huun Huur Tu’s music is fundamentally indigenous Tuvan folk music, they also experiment with incorporating not only Western instruments, but electronic music as well.


HUUN HUUR TU WITH JAMES CARSON

Hailing from the high pastures of the Altai Mountains in south central Siberia, the Tuvan acoustic quartet Huun Huur Tu’s trademark sound derives from the use of overtone or “throat-singing” techniques which were invented by the nomadic hunter-herders of the Tuvan steppes and mountains. Traditionally, these were largely performed a cappella, but Huun Huur Tu were one of the first groups to combine them with ancient acoustic instruments such as the cello-like two-stringed igil, the four-stringed byzaanchi, the three-stringed doshpuluur and thekhmomuz – a local equivalent of the Jew’s Harp. Using these with percussion and voice, they create eerie harmonics and other worldly noises, even mimicking animals. As they began touring in the West seventeen years ago, Huun Huur Tu almost single-handedly introduced the outside world to the boundless wealth of Tuvan traditions, thanks in great part to their superior musicianship.

Canadian-American pianist James Carson has developed a striking new style of piano music and for the last four years has been directing Cabin Music, a feature film, to share it with the world. While studying at the New England Conservatory, James was struck by a spiritual epiphany which sparked a twelve year search to create and share this music with the world. He subsequently spent two years backpacking from Spain to Japan and then spent five years designing, building, and practicing in a remote strawbale cabin in Northern Alberta. The music result was a new piano technique that is blindingly fast but at the same time meditative and harmonious, similar to the leaves on a tree in the wind. He has since moved to New York and been collaborating with different artists on his film. This concert holds a particular importance to James as he traveled extensively in Tuva during his travels and survived a near-fatal car accident in the Altai Mountains.


RADIK TYULYUSH- Singer, composer, Master Of Traditional Tuvan Throat Singing Member of Huun HuurTu

RADIK TYULYUSH- Singer, composer, Master Of Traditional Tuvan Throat Singing Member of Huun HuurTu

RADIK TYULYUSH- Singer, composer, Master Of Traditional Tuvan Throat Singing Member of Huun HuurTu


Huun Huur Tu live @ 2013 Hanggai Festival Beijing


ANCESTORS – Radik Tyulyush (Lyrics in Enghish) & Documentary film about Tuva

ANCESTORS

The Ene-Sai (ancient name of the Yene sei River), Sayan(mountains), and Tandim(mountains) are our ancient places.
The soft and soulful “sygyt” and “khöömei” are the ancient song of our people .
The ancestors of our “kargyraa” long ago became like gravestones on the steppe.
But among us are still people who sing kargyraa.
The ancestor of khöömei and sygyt long ago became like gravestones on the steppe.
But our hearts are proud(boil in our chest) that among us are still people who sing khöömei.


Ancestors Call-To preview a song, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to buy and download music.

Album Review
Many people discovered the strange Central Asian magic of throat singing via Huun-Huur Tu. It’s not confined to Tuva, but that’s the home of these guys, one they mix with traditional instruments. In their now-lengthy career, they’ve tried many things (their last album was mixed with ambient electronica) but this time they’re very much back to their roots, and it serves them well. Although best known for their throat singing, which does feature on several cuts here including the short but eerily beautiful “Prayer,” it’s only one weapon in their arsenal. They’re also very adept musicians on their respective instruments and good singers in every way, and they demonstrate all the facets of their talent. It’s music that can seem alien (especially the throat singing) but there’s a deep beauty to it all. For all that it sounds ancient, inspired by the rhythms of horse’s hooves on the steppes, this is modern music, inspired by the tradition. It’s a wonderful soundscape.

Customer Reviews
Incredible sounds from humans

by WTF!!!!!!!!!
I’ve never realized such singing existed until I came across this band. I drift off into another realm when I listen to them.

View in iTunes :https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ancestors-call/id586358851


collected stories: spirit

Huun-Huur-Tu

A peculiar style of singing is found in the tiny Siberian country of Tuva. Called khoomei, or throat singing, the songs are typically performed by soloists who each specialize in a particular variant of khoomei. The amazing technique of Tuvan throat singing is still a mystery to Western science, but listen closely and you will hear the singers produce up to four notes at once, singing melody and accompaniment simultaneously.

In 1992, Kaigal-ool Khovalyg, Alexander Bapa, his brother Sayan Bapa, and Albert Kuzevin founded the quartet as a means of concentrating on the presentation of traditional songs of their homeland. While they devoted themselves to the preservation of these songs, their concerts demonstrated the significance of combining tradition and innovation. The musicians later decided to rename the ensemble as “Huun-Huur-Tu”-a name that means “Separation of Light Rays on the Prairie.”

Huun-Huur-Tu presents its style of throat singing in the context of wonderfully tuneful songs, employing instruments reminiscent of the banjo and fiddle. The combination of earth-rumbling growling and whistle-like harmonics, along with the ethereal jaw harp and shaman’s drum make these songs both lively and deeply spiritual.

Huun-Huur-Tu has toured extensively in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan, and Australia, and has an international fan base. The group has also collaborated with Frank Zappa, Ry Cooder, The Chieftains, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, the Kronos Quartet, L. Shankar, and the Bulgarian Women’s Choir.

Read more: http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2014/4/23/0600/PM/-collected-stories-spirit/


THE STORY BEHİND ANCESTORS CALL

ANCESTORS

The Ene-Sai (ancient name of the Yene sei River), Sayan(mountains), and Tandim(mountains) are our ancient places.
The soft and soulful “sygyt” and “khöömei” are the ancient song of our people .
The ancestors of our “kargyraa” long ago became like gravestones on the steppe.
But among us are still people who sing kargyraa.
The ancestor of khöömei and sygyt long ago became like gravestones on the steppe.
But our hearts are proud(boil in our chest) that among us are still people who sing khöömei.


HUUN-HUUR-TU / US tour, spring 2014

Friday 04/25/2014

Cambridge, MA
First Congregational Church
11 Garden Street
Show: 8:00PM
Tix: 28

From the independent republic of Tuva, bordering Mongolia, Huun Huur Tu performs an ear-twisting vocal technique called Khöömei. In this style, a single vocalist produces two or three notes simultaneously, often a low drone along with a high-pitched whistle. Accompanied by traditional string and percussion instruments, the four-member ensemble sings rhythmic songs that capture the magic of the Siberian steppe.
see more :http://www.worldmusic.org/content/event_page/1902


HUUN-HUUR-TU / US tour, spring 2014

HUUN-HUUR-TU
US tour, spring 2014

April 11 – Dearborn, MI
April 12 – Batavia, IL
April 13 – Cedar Rapids, IA
April 16 – Phoenix, AZ
April 17 – Folsom, CA
April 19 – Los Angeles, CA
April 20 – Portland, OR
April 23 – New York City
April 25 – Cambridge, MA

Huun-Huur-Tu

Huun-Huur-Tu


HUUN-HUUR-TU / US tour, spring 2014

HUUN-HUUR-TU
US tour, spring 2014

April 11 – Dearborn, MI
April 12 – Batavia, IL
April 13 – Cedar Rapids, IA
April 16 – Phoenix, AZ
April 17 – Folsom, CA
April 19 – Los Angeles, CA
April 20 – Portland, OR
April 23 – New York City
April 25 – Cambridge, MA

Radik Tyulyush - US tour, spring 2014

Radik Tyulyush – US tour, spring 2014


CONCERT BOOKING & TECH RIDER

22.05.2014 Wien Sargfabrik Austria

24.05.2014 Nice tba France

26.05.2014 Offenburg Spitalkeller Germany

27.05.2014 Zürich Haus Appenzell Switzerland

28.05.2014 Schaan TAK Liechtenstein

30.05.2014 Toggenburg KlangWelt Festival Switzerland

04.07.2014 Montafon Montafoner Sommer 2014 Austria

read more…http://www.jaro.de/agency-concert-booking-tech-rider/huun-huur-tu/

Huun-Huur-Tu

Huun-Huur-Tu


PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:http://eyefortalent.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/artist.performance_schedule/artist_id/33/year/2014


Huun Huur Tu -Philadelphia Folk Festival

Sygyt (“whistle”), One the three main throatsinging styles

Huun Huur Tu at Philadelphia Folk Festival, August 2006