University of Vermont

Asian Studies Outreach Program

Alash, masters of Tuvan throat singing

2007 Young Tradition contest winners in Burlington October 16

Alash performing in 2010

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 measures, toss in a thrumming rythm similar to that of a jaw harp, but produced vocally-by the same person, at the same time."-Newsweek

Come see Alash, masters of Tuvan throat singing, for free at City Hall in Burlington on Sunday, October 16. The group will be performing at 7:00pm and is a free event. 

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