Seeking Times Past – Disc 1 – Bayd – Elkendeg


Recording of the Bayd Bii – Elkendeg, on “IKKEL” Morin Huur, with 432Hz tuning.

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    Greetings folks!

    You will find the recording of the Ancestral Mongolian Bayd Bii (Biyelgee) – Баяд Бий (Биелгээ) – : Elkendeg (Элкэндэг) which is a melody that accompanies a traditional dance.
    It is recorded with a 432Hz tuning, on a skinned box Morin Huur or “IKKEL” Morin Huur.

    Byad: Elkendeg – (Баяд: Элкэндэг) – 2:29

    Bayd is a tribe from the west of Mongolia which is rich of ancestral culture and traditions.

    Satsal” is gesture, usually made by women, that consist in sprinkling with milk or milk tea in 4 directions (South, West, North, East, and South again) while recitating a poem or a blessing. It is also to attract good omen on the family, the herd and the surrounding nature.
    Elkendeg” is considered, by the Bayd tribe, to be the “men’s” version of the “Satsal“.

    You can find the full disc 1 collection here.

    Happy Listening!