Note: From olonkho "Kiun Tollur." Recorded in Moscow in 1957. These were extracts from Olonkho, the principal national epic of Yakut – there are 50 other epics known at local level. This is sung by olonkhosut, a non-professional singer who began training in childhood. The right hand to the right ear; the left arm crossing in front of the belly supporting the right elbow. See the transcription of this song in: Alekseyev E. Problemy formirovaniia lada (Moscow, 1976). Nikolai Alekseev (b. 1924) from Ust'-Aldanskii ulus (district), Republic of Sakha.