SOAS University of London

Department of Music, School of Arts

Track 2: Katta Uiyn / Tunes of Celebration

Played by the full ensemble of karnays, surnays, nogíora and doira, the exuberant percussive rhythms take us to the world of outdoor festivals and celebrations in Uzbekistan. 

This piece consists of a medley of instrumental motifs based on typical traditional dance rhythms of the Ferghana valley region.