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Altai Kai

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Also known as  Altai Kay
Years active  1997 (1997)–present
Genre  Folk music
Members  Сарымай Урчимаев
Genres  Folk
Website  www.altaikai.ru
Record label  Indies Scope Records
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Origin  Altai Republic, Siberia, Russia
Albums  Хан Алтай, Chvění, XXI Век версия II, Made in USA, XXI Век, Ремикс
Similar  Bolot Bairyshev, Huun‑Huur‑Tu, Yat‑Kha, Kongar‑ol Ondar, Khusugtun

Altai kai

Altai Kai is a folk band from Altai Republic of Russian Federation founded by Urmat Yntaev in 1997. The band consists of two female and four male members. Their music features throat singing what is called kai in Altaic language, and several native musical instruments such as komuz and topshur. The subject of their music is often the nature and history of Altai, and heroism of its people.


Altai kai xxi century full album


  • The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (live internet broadcast) in Washington, D.C. in 2006.
  • 68th Annual National Folk Festival in Richmond, Virginia in 2006.
  • Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Dvořák hall (Altai Kai, Hradistan & Czech Philharmonic Orchestra) in Prague in 2007.
  • Lope de Vega theatre (WOMEX and BBC-supported concert) in Sevilla in 2007.
  • Royal Opera House (BBC live Altai Kai performance recording) in London in 2008.
  • WOMAD Festival (BBC live broadcast) in Charlton Park in 2008.
  • Albums

  • Where Altai Is In Rise - Musical Traditions Of Altai People (2002)
  • XXI Век (XXI Century)(2005)
  • Khan Altai (2005)
  • Made In USA (2006)
  • XXI Century (Version II)(2006)
  • Remix (2006)
  • Altyn-Taiga (Golden Taiga) (2011)
  • Altai Kabai (2014)
  • Songs

    Warrior's WordsMade in USA · 2006
    Кара-сууXXI Век · 2006
    Јебрен кай ла тунурXXI Век · 2006


    Altai Kai Wikipedia

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