Note: Naduri, a collective working song, is sung while hoeing. The chorus is divided into two groups of six people. The first voice, called "krini," sings solo. The second voice is called "mtkmeli" or "damtskhebi," and also sings solo. The third voice is called "shemkhmobari," and is sung by two people. Two people also sing the bass part. The song is successfully developed by alternating passages between the two groups. Three voices begin, are joined by a bass who later dissapears before the end. It ends in a quick tempo, the groups alternating phrases.
About the session: These Georgian recordings were copied by Alan Lomax from the collection at the Georgian Conservatory of Music in Tiflis, Georgia. They were presented to Lomax by the Georgian Union of Composers, and were compiled by Grigol Z. Ckhikvadze, A. Georgeashvili, and Vladimir V. Akhobadze.
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