Note: Garifulla Kurmangaliev (1909-1993) from Ural Region, West Kazakhstan, opera singer and well-known performer of traditional folk songs, People's Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Kenen Azerbaev (1884-1976) from the aul (village) of Eshlikurdai, Kurdai district, Zhambil Region, Republic of Kazakhstan. Akyn and zhyrshy (an epic storyteller and song performer). Azerbaev composed this song.
About the session: These are recordings dubbed by Alan Lomax from Radio Moscow's collection of Kazak and Tuvan folk music. Original collector(s) unknown.
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