Note: Uastyrdzhi is the name of the mythological celestial being who is the protector of the men in the Nart epos. Original note: "recorded by K. G. Tskhurbaeva (f.) – Songs recorded in the city of Tskhinval (South Ossetia) from the following singers: D. A. Dzhioev, N. G. Dzhusoev, D. I. Mamiev, G. D. Taugazov, Z. M. Chabiev. Song about Uastyrdzhi, protector of men – mythological. (soloist – D. Mamiev)."
About the session: These are dubbed recordings given to Alan Lomax by Madam Kseniya G. Tskhurbaeva, collected in Ossetia, U.S.S.R., early 1960s.
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