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Ulytau (Kazakh:Ұлытау, Turkish:Uludağ) is a popular instrumental fowk metal trio frae Kazakhstan.[1] Their muisic combines the soond of the violin an electric guitar wi the dombra, a traditional twa stringed instrument frae their kintra.

Biography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ulytau wis conceived as a project bi producer Kydyrali Bolmanov in 2001 tae merge Wastren an Eastren muisic wi arrangements o classical muisic frae such composers as Kurmangazy Sagyrbayuly, Antonio Vivaldi, Niccolò Paganini an Johann Sebastian Bach.[2] The name o the group translates t "Big Mountain."[1] They hae since toured Germany, Ingland, Scotland, Poland, USA, Turkey, Cheenae, Japan an Roushie.[3] The baund wis awardit the "Golden Disc" in 2001 for their sang "Aday" that wis based on a composition frae Kurmangazy o the same name[4]. The sang wis also featured on the Rough Guide compilation tae the muisic o Central Asie.[5] The debut album "Jumyr-Kylysh" frae 2006 will be released on 17 Juin 2009 as Two Warriors in Germany[6].

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Jumyr-Kylysh (2006) (In Germany released 2009 as Two Warriors)

Members[eedit | eedit soorce]

Line-up[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Erjan Alimbetov - Dombra
  • Maxim Kichigin - Guitar
  • Alua Makanova - Violin

Session muisicians[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Roman Adonin - Keyboards
  • Oleg Tarnovskiy - Guitar
  • Serik Sansyzbayev - Bass
  • Arslanov Rafael - Drums

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "The Music of Ulytau". Kazakhstanmediacentre.com. Archived frae the original on 30 Mairch 2008. Retrieved 6 Mey 2008.
  2. "History of the Creation". Ulytau.kz. Archived frae the original on 1 Apryle 2008. Retrieved 6 Mey 2008.
  3. "Ulytau". Darksage.ru (In Roushie). Retrieved 6 Mey 2008.[deid airtin] (Google translation: Despite the youth, muisicians have already visitit wi tours in Germany, Ingland, Scotland, Poland, USA, Turkey, Cheenae, Japan an, o course, Roushie.)
  4. "ULYTAU – Wanderer zwischen Welten". Archived frae the original on 9 Julie 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2010.
  5. Greenberg, Adam. "The Rough Guide to the Music of Central Asia review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 6 Mey 2008.
  6. "imuse.TV - Artists - Ulytau". Archived frae the original on 7 October 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2010.

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