Note: Medegmaasha is the name of a girl. The song is about a young merry woman who is a model worker. Kholkhoz is a collective farm; Sovkhoz is a state farm. This song appeared in the 1930s. Tsyren Khoborkov is from Tunka valley, Khongoodor clan. Original note: "Singer Mr. Ts. Khoborkov, accomp. by quintet of Buryat folk instruments: limba, khur-soprano, khur-bass, chanza-alto, chanza-bass."
About the session: These are dubs made by Alan Lomax from Radio Moscow's collection of Buryat and Abkhaz folk music. Original collector(s) unknown.
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