Thursday, October 15, 2015

Ay Bilbilim - Tatar Folk Song

In Eni's living room. The floors are wooden. The acoustics in that room are good. The song is about a Nightengale. Tatars spend much time singing to Nightengales. It's the Tatar thing to do.

Crimean Tatars

Crown of Kazan

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Bashkirs 1822

This is from a folio of watercolors of Peoples of Asia from 1822. 
The set is for sale for twelve thousand dollars. (!)