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Namchylak, Sainkho
NOMAD

Namchylak, Sainkho: NOMAD (Leo)
Label: Leo    
Released in: Great Britain    


"The release of this CD marks the 50th anniversary of Sainkho Namchylak, the extraordinary and totally unique artist from Tuva. Nomad is a compilation consisting of 14 songs presenting Sainkho in different contexts from solo to big-band and in different styles of singing accompanied by different sets of musicians. Almost half of the songs have never been released in the West before. Prepare yourself for the most beautiful melodies followed by the most extraordinary sounds which can be produced by the only singer on this planet - Sainkho Namchylak."-Leo

"[...] So extraordinary is Namchylak, with her seven octave range and ability to produce a vast range of sounds, that it is unbelievable that all the singing here is by the same person. This is an extraordinary album. As a showcase of what Namchylak is capable of, it works fine; as an introduction to her work, it works fine. As an album to be listened to at one sitting it may be just too diverse to be coherent and satisfying-an album of good tracks rather than a good album. [...]"-John Eyles, All About Jazz






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Product Information:

UPC: 5024792048229

Label: Leo
Catalog ID: LEO 482
Squidco Product Code: 8304

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2007
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Personnel:

Sainkho Namchylak-voice

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Track Listing:

1. Transformation of Matter

2. Spring

3. Red-orange (solo)

4. Red-orange (solo)

5. Introduction

6. A Yurt by the Lake

7. Deep Blue

8. Temple of Majtreja

9. Encore: Live at Porgy &

10. Bess

11. Leaving home

12. Two Tone Tuva

13. Letter 6

14. Initiation Trio Part 1

15. Epilogue