Music

Music in Eurasia remains heavily influenced by older, more classic sources. In many Eurasian countries it stands out most in global music for still being produced mostly in the local languages, rather than frequently prefering English. However, the rock and pop scenes have also been influenced by modern western rock and pop, which have become global phenomena. The music of Eurasia is also broadly diverse, with many other forms and influences.

Languages: Search through each of the genres on the main menu. From each genre page, you can also drill down into individual Eurasian languages.

Kambarkan Folk Ensemble

The Kambarkan Folk Ensemble (Камбаркан фольклордук ансамбл) represents a milestone in the cultivation of Kyrgyz national identity. Originally founded in 1987 by artist and musician Chalagyz Isabayev, the ensemble aimed to preserve, appreciate, and explore Kyrgyz folk music. Isabayev, born 1937 in Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul Region, was an honored artist of the Kyrgyz Republic. Although he […]

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