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RADİK TYULYUSH and the project “CHALAMA”

Radik Tyulyush and the project “Chalama”. Chalama means coloured ribbons tied to the branches of the sacred trees and at the sacred places (ovaa) in Tuva. Chalama for the Tuvinians is a prayer, respect to the nature and the ancestors. Music of the Tuvinian people is one of the nomads – the people who closely connected and are in contact with the nature and wildlife. Therefore you can listen to special sounding – imitation of ambient sounds, which are converted into a song. When you listen to Radik’s singing – you can hear the nature, something very natural, consonant with the soul and at the same time harmonizing the inner state, as if it were a mantra. The music of the project is an atmosphere, which can be felt enough only at a live concert, when everybody and everything is “here and now”, when the live music is borning. Sincerity and perfect singing and playing the Tuvinian musical instruments sounds like water in a mountain spring, and everyone is impressed with the performance. Despite the fact that this music is very unusual for the perception of it is fascinating with not only the technique and sounding, but also a special flavor, because in this music you can also hear echoes of the ritual, shamanic singing, but the songs have no religious background. As Radik says, who briefly retells the meaning of each song before the singing, these songs are about love, about the beauty of a girl, about nature, about the styles of throat singing and impetuous running of a horse … Radik Tyulyush sings traditional Tuvinian songs and his own songs, designed to reveal the musical heritage of the Tuvinian people. Despite the presence of modern musical “components”, this music is really popular, almost like in its original form, but not rigid framework. It is free, it is on the brink, keeping the traditions and showing some new sounding like any phenomenon that is constantly evolving with the passage of time, becoming deep and wise. The other participants of “Chalama” project are Sergey Kalachev known as Grebstel (he plays a bass-guitar) and Gennady Lavrentyev (he plays tabla-Tarang and violin). The permanent members of the project create joint truly amazing and fascinating fabric of eternal music. Text: Anna Rzhevina

 

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


Radik Tyulyush, Hoomeim, new version by Le Shaman


What is the role of traditional clothing?

THE MYSTERY OF TUVAN KHÖÖMEI
What is the role of traditional clothing?
For outerwear, the Tuvan ton, a robe-like garment made of silk, was traditionally considered to be the most practical and functional. Silk is a very strong and durable material. The tradition of making tons from silk goes back centuries. Belts were usually made of either leather or silk. Silk belts are 5-6 meter-long strips of silk that are wrapped around the waist of ton several times. The method of tying a silk belt helps to prevent injury because it offers additional support when riding on horseback. A similar method is still used to protect the spines of post-operative patients in neurosurgical departments of hospital, but they use a cotton sheet instead of a departments of hospital, but they use a cotton sheet instead of a silk belt. Historically, nomads used a very strong, non-stretchable fabric as a belt or corset. Men most often used red silk, but with the penetration of Buddhism into Tuva, the belt gradually started to “yellow”
Snug-fitting ( but not too tight ) clothing will allow one to work comfortably, to be able concentrate on oneself, and to be able to breathe calmly and in a relaxed fashion using the pectoral muscles. You can see this among most of the professional khöömei masters-Sergei Ondar, Kaigal-ool Khovalyg, Igor Köshkendei, Andrei Mongush, Möngün-ool Ondar, Aldyn-ool Sevek, and others. When they are performing khöömei they close their eyes and joyfully immerse themselves in a creative state of inspiration as their innate natural energy awakens.
 
Consequently, the ethical value of ethnic music does not depend on the musician’s clothing, but rather on this moral make-up. Do not try to dazzle your listeners with the brilliance of your clothing. Good taste is like a good ear for music-you either have it or you don’t. You must respect your audience and show this respect both through your behavior and your dress. Learn how to smile, how to greet people. You have free will; learn how to use it to to change your surroundings. As a creative person you should be confident in your abilities. And you should strive to achieve your goals.
 
To reach the consciousness of your listener with your performance, you must be able to express the best side of your individuality. Learn to serve the art; do not try to make the art serve your own worldly purposes.
 
ZOYA KYRGYS
THE MYSTERY OF TUVAN KHÖÖMEI ( THROAT SINGING)
INTERNATİONAL SCIENTIFIC CENTER “KHÖÖMEI” REPUBLIC OF TUVA
This publication is protected by the law of the Russian Federation ob avtorskom prave ( ” On copyright”) .
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“Oskus Urug” Performed by Radik Tylyush, Arranged by Mapa


The Nomad’s Blog for Nomads / Radik Tyulyush

Radik Tyulyush is an outstanding musician from The Republic of Tyva. He was born in Solchur, Övür province of Tuva, on the border with Mongolia.

Already in his late school years and with schoolmates, Radik’s started a pop rock band YER. It became extremely popular in Tuva in 1993. Later there were a five-years long break, and YER returned to the stage in 2009. Radik says: “I write songs and arrange them for YER. The band attracts me with the possibility to share my own vision of the contemporary music.”

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THE MYSTERY OF TUVAN KHÖÖMEI

 

THE MYSTERY OF TUVAN KHÖÖMEI ( THROAT SINGING)

What is the history behind the developement of khöömei?

The phenomenon of Tuvan throat-singing, with its various styles of performance, continues to amaze people. The spiritual world of the Tuvans, like their lifestyle itself, consolidated and embodied the freedom-loving impulses of the steppe dwellers, the inhabitants of Inner Asia.

If one imagines how endless a steppe road is, how unhurried a Tuvan horse’s tread or pensive a camel’s step is, how far steppe roads and mountain paths stretch, then it will not be difficult to realize that the life of a Tuvan in the steppe is inconceivable without sygyt-khöömei, a symbol of the Tuvan steppe that is as quiet, measured, and interminable as life itself. It is not without reason that Tuvans puzzled ethnographers when they could not answer the question: “How old are you?” The matter was not that they were unable to count. This question itself made no sense to them because time per se was an abstract notion.

Nature created a striking acoustic effect in the mountains and steppes of Tuva, where every loud word echoes with deafening reiterations. Over time Tuvans learned how to extract from these sounds the incomparable melodies that are the hallmark of the Tuvan national singing tradition. This is why from time immemorial Tuvan throat singing has been the eternal companion of singers and storytellers.

A khöömeizhi was a welcome and honored guest in any yurt, who always gave his listeners the gift of his music, born in the heart and soul of his people. The melodies of khöömei accompanied the Tuvan people in all their joys and sorrows.

Khöömei Is a phenomenon close to the soul of the Tuvan people a means of expressing the Tuvan worldview, a symbol of Tuvan spirituality, and the key to the spirit of the Tuvan people. It is in khöömei that Tuvans found consolation in their hour of need ancient times khöömei has helped Tuvans persevere, overcome hardships with dignity, and preserve their humanity.

If a nation loses its own unique identity, it will disappear from the face of the earth. Current data make it abundantly clear that not only of researchers, but also members of the younger generation are trying to preserve the art of singing, as well as the customs, rituals, and traditions of the Tuvan people. By exploring and researching Tuvan throat singing, we are able to revive all genres of musical culture long songs (uzun yrlar), short songs (kiska yrlar), refrains and ditties (kozhamyktar), as well as instrumental works for such traditional instruments as igil, byzaanchi, doshpuluur, khomus (mouth harp), and other bowed, plucked, wind, and percussion instruments

Khöömei is an art that attracts the attention not only of connoisseurs of folk music, but also of all those who would like to learn about the history of the music and the spiritual world of the Tuvan people, and of their lyrical and ritual songs. Every ethnic group has contributed to the development of human civilization and global cultural heritage. Tuvans likewise have their own contribution of great value, which has been passed down for centuries from generation to generation, and that is khöömei. Locals have preserved in memory several techniques of this art, including khöömei, ezengilleer borbangnadyr kargyraa, and sygyt.

ZOYA KYRGYS

THE MYSTERY OF TUVAN KHÖÖMEI ( THROAT SINGING)

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CENTER “KHÖÖMEI” REPUBLIC OF TUVA

This publication is protected by the law of the Russian Federation ob avtorskom prave ( ” On copyright”) .

 


Radik Tyulyush – The Spirit Of Tengri 2015


Radik Tyulyush – The Spirit Of Tengri 2015


Radik Tyulyush – The Spirit Of Tengri 2015

Radik Tyulyush Concert at The Spirit Of Tengri

6-7 June 2015 ALMATY / KAZAKHİSTAN


HUUN HUUR TU EUROPEAN TOUR 2015

12.03.2015 – Bremen
12.03.2015 – Berlin
14.03.2015 – Halle/Saale
15.03.2015 – Göteborg
16.03.2015 – Prag
17.03.2015 – Litomyšl
18.03.2015 – Wien
19.03.2015 – Salzburg
20.03.2015 – Bleiburg
21.03.2015 – Graz
25.07.2015 – Nyon
26.07.2015 – Nyon
31.07.2015 – Rona
01.08.2015 – Eze zur Mer
02.08.2015 – Sylvanes
04.08.2015 – Meschede
08.08.2015 – Kattowice
17.11.2015 – Dresden
18.11.2015 – Wolfsburg
19.11.2015 – Brugge
20.11.2015 – Salisbury
21.11.2015 – Leeds
22.11.2015 – Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire
23.11.2015 – Bristol
25.11.2015 – Vilvoorde
26.11.2015 – Utrecht
27.11.2015 – Brussels
28.11.2015 – Kufstein
29.11.2015 – Budapest
01.12.2015 – Fulda
04.12.2015 – Frick

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HUUN HUUR TU EUROPEAN TOUR 2015

March 12th – Bremen
March 12th – Berlin
March 14th – Halle
March 15th – Göteborg
March 16th – Prague
March 17th – Hradec Kralove (CZ)
March 18th – Wien
March 19th – Salzburg
March 20th – Bleiburg
March 21th – Graz
March 22th – Wroclaw

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.


CHALAMA PROJECT – Bai Taiga (Rich Taiga , folk words and music)– MMDM / MOSCOW 2015


CHALAMA PROJECT – MMDM / MOSCOW 2015


CHALAMA PROJECT – MMDM / MOSCOW 2015


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CHALAMA PROJECT – MOSCOW 2015

“CHALAMA” is the second Radik’s solo album. Chalama is a respect and tribute for Spirits of the Land.This album is a tribute for World Cultural Tree.
It contains traditional Tuvan tunes and songs with Radik’s arrangement and songs written by him and his relatives.

Only traditional Tuvan instruments was used.

Chalama project - Moscow 2015  Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015  Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015  Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015  Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015  Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015  Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015  Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015  Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

Chalama project - Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

Chalama project – Moscow 2015 Photos by Valentin Monastyrsky

 

 

RADİK TYULYUSH: Vocal, Throat Singing, Igil, Byzaanchy, Shoor, Doshpuluur, Chadagan, Percussion, Deer Decoy.

Sound recording by Sergey Kalugin,Alexandr Kostarev, Alexey “Mapa” Ivanow.

Mixing,mastering and keyboard (5,9,10) by Alexey “Mapa” Ivanow.
Sound effect by Sergey Kalugin, Alexey “Mapa” Ivanow.
Sound producing by Valery Atanova and Radik Tyulyush.
Executive producing by Valery Atanova.
Design by Natalia Atanova.
Color photos by Semen Amanatov.
Watercolor images by Valery Atanova.

Photos taken by Valentin Monastyrsky

 


Radik Tyulyush – Voice With Roots -Oslo World Music Festival 2015

Radik Tyulyush - Voice With Roots -Oslo World Music Festival 2015

Radik Tyulyush – Voice With Roots -Oslo World Music Festival 2015

Radik Tyulyush - Voice With Roots -Oslo World Music Festival 2015

Radik Tyulyush – Voice With Roots -Oslo World Music Festival 2015


Bai-Taiga, The Rich Tayga, by Radik Tyulyush in Helsinki


Radik Tyulyush at Festival KAMWA

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

Photos from the Festival KAMWA

Photos from the Festival KAMWA


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.


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


концерт в национальном театре сентябрь


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


Radik Tyulyush at Festival KAMWA 2014


Huun Huur Tu live @ 2013 Hanggai Festival Beijing


İGİL (Tuvan instrument)Story & Ak Taigam

 

Radik telling “İgil” story and playing igil at Festival in Switzerland. Song ” My White Taiga”

 


İGİL (Tuvan instrument)Story & Ak Taigam

Radik telling “İgil” story and playing igil at Festival in Switzerland. Song ” My White Taiga”

This Traditional Tuvan instrument has a very beautiful story…when you listen the story You will understand why there is a horsehead top of the igil.


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/


Hey, what’s that sound: THROAT SİNGİNG

Hey, what’s that sound: Throat singing
A droning, pulverising sound of shamanic origin, this is ancient soul music from the east
What is it? A catch-all term covering different disciplines of extreme vocal technique from around the world, often recognised as a low, pulverising, drone-growl that western ears sometimes interpret as “scary”. But the history behind the throat singing traditions of Inuit tribes and the people of Siberia has strong cultural significance, and the overlapping, oscillating vocal tones (several different notes are produced in the mouth of one singer simultaneously) can be transcendent and beautiful.
Who uses it?
How does it work?
Where does it come from?
Answers are here…http://www.theguardian.com/music/2010/jun/02/throat-singing

Listen and Download here: http://chalama.kroogi.com/en/download/2831022-Chalama.html

Huun Huur Tu

Huun Huur Tu

A Tuvan Yurt - om mani padme hom.

a tuvan yurt – om mani padme hom.