Saturday, April 11, 2015

Sing, Sing a Song Saturday

Sing, Sing a Song Saturday is all about me discovering something that is different. I don't want to post things that you and I have more than likely heard before. I want to find something different. It could be from another country, someone singing from the streets of NY, and more.

This week I'm covering a band called DaiQing Tana & Haya Band. Tana is the voice behind the music.

In 2006, Quansheng formed HAYA with several of his students and friends. “HAYA” means “margin” or “boundary” in Mongolian. According to an ancient legend, at the boundary of the endless sky, there is a gem called “HAYA” that holds the radiance of all living things. When one day people see it, all hatred will dissolve and love will abound throughout the entire world. HAYA’s music breaks free of national boundaries and ethnic ties, mixing inherently unaffected and profound Mongolian music with pioneering musical elements, infusing new blood into ancient melodies that have been passed down for centuries, giving them fresh life. The morin khuur (horse-head fiddle), tanbur, khoomei (throat singing), shaman drum, chanting – they have all passed through the hourglass of time and become HAYA’s gems. In 2010, HAYA performed at the Columbus Asian Festival in the US, and in 2011 they performed at the Cultural and Arts Festival of India and the Cannes World Music Festival in France, after which they began their “Migration” concert tour of Asia. - Source

What I love about their music is that they play with a lot of different instruments. Their voices are very hypnotic to. It's great to listen to when I'm working on something.

The first song that I'm going to put on here is about Qinghai Lake. I looked it up, so you can see a visual of what the song is about.

Qinghai Lake

Silent Sky

My favorite song of theirs is: Crazy Horse

Like Haya Band on Facebook.
Buy their CD on Amazon.


Eat To Live said...

The one song reminds me of American Indian music, only I can understand a word she says. She has a beautiful voice.

Masshole Mommy said...

They sound really cool. I like them :)

Theresa Mahoney said...

The songs sound like something that could be in a soundtrack for a movie. I do like her voice a lot!

Ai Sakura said...

The lead is really beautiful too..

Ai @ Sakura Haruka


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