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Chirgilchin in Seattle - Master Tuvan Throat-Singers
First Free Methodist Church, by Seattle Pac. Univ
Seattle, WA
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Chirgilchin in Seattle - Master Tuvan Throat-Singers
Chirgilchin means both "mirage" and "miracle" in the Tuvan language. One of Tuva's leading throat-singing ensembles, Chirgilchin makes its long-awaited return to the Pacific North West with an evening of folk-rooted music and otherworldly singing. Chirgilchin members are all recent champions of the Tuvan National throat-singing competition. They sing ancient folk songs in the Tuvan language and play their own handmade traditional instruments such as the doshpuluur a three-stringed lute, the igil a two-stringed fiddle and dungur a rattle drum used by Tuvan shamans in ceremonies.

"Throat-singing" is an extraordinary vocal form in which one singer produces two or more voices simultaneously, harmonizing one with another to create richly layered melodies which evoke central Asian steppes and nomadic life. This music is truly astonishing, magical, and beautiful. Atmospheric and mesmeric, it is almost too difficult to describe in words and must be heard to be believed. The sounds are produced by resonating low sounds in the throat while harmonizing with middle and high flute-like overtones.
This ancient tradition is kept alive and kicking in just a few countries across Central Asia. The highest developed forms of throat-singing come from Tuva and the members of Chirgilchin are among the most celebrated and accomplished throat-singers in all of Tuva.

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First Free Methodist Church, by Seattle Pac. Univ
3200 Third Avenue W.
Seattle, WA 98119
United States


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