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Monday, August 25, 2008

I hear galloping horses

The wonderful photos were taken by Usukh
I am posting this music piece because I can't get enough of it, it's called Morin tuvurguun by Uyanga
There is another version of this music played by Bat-Ochir It's magnifiiiique


Rowan Hartsuiker said...

Nice photos!

The melody is very famous, every morin khuur artist can play it. I think this is one of the first songs you learn on the instrument - but a lot of artists add personal touches to it. Very beautiful!!

jngl said...

I think this music condenses in itself the spirit of the country: the sound of horse hooves, the morin khuur and the intensity of the steppe. I am hoping one day to go there and take some photographs traveling to the West.

Rowan Hartsuiker said...

Yes you are right.
You should go next year, we can meet! ;)

Do you speak Mongol by the way?

jngl said...

Sure, why not? :-)

and yes, I do, not as well as I would like to (it's easy to forget a language if you don't practice it) but I try