Tuvan Throat Singing: Alash Ensemble

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Tuvan Throat Singing: Alash Ensemble

SUN MAR 24 8PM
SUN MAR 24 | 8PM | $20, $17 MEMBERS (+$3 at the door)

Master of the wild and mesmerizing Tuvan art of khoomei or throat singing return.

Alash are masters of Tuvan throat singing, a remarkable technique for singing multiple pitches at the same time. Masters of traditional Tuvan instruments as well as the art of throat singing, Alash are deeply committed to traditional Tuvan music and culture. At the same time, they are fans of western music. Believing that traditional music must constantly evolve, the musicians subtly infuse their songs with western elements, creating their own unique style that is fresh and new, yet true to their Tuvan musical heritage.

What does throat singing sound like?
"Imagine a human bagpipe-a person who could sing a sustained low note while humming an eerie, whistle-like melody. For good measure, toss in a thrumming rhythm similar to that of a jaw harp, but produced vocally-by the same person, at the same time." -Newsweek

SUN MAR 24 | 8PM | $20, $17 MEMBERS (+$3 at the door)

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