Research

Approaching Nola, Shashmaqom, and Western contemporary art music through intercultural exchange and artistic research

Uzbek Nay

Being part of my project of research in the frame of my Doctorate, the study of the Uzbek Nay is a journey that I propose to document through my findings. Here is a first state of the arts. Listen and follow along in the tuner of Ableton with the cent precision. There are different sizes…

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Nola on the example of Yallama Yorim

(Français en-dessous) Yallama Yorim is a folk Uzbek song. When I was in Tashkent in April 2022 I had the privilege to have an interview with Abdulahad Abdurashidov, a famous Uzbek transverse nay player, often cited as one of the masters of the art of nay. In this small excerpt, he explains and shows the…

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