Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences / Origins of the Professional Musical and Choreographic Art of Buryatia

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Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences: 2017, Vol. 10, Issue 8
Kolpetskaia, Olga Iu.
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Kolpetskaia, Olga Iu.: Krasnoyarsk State Institute of Arts 22 Lenin Str., Krasnoyarsk, 660049, Russia;
Buryat folklore; choreographic traditions; shamanism; yokhor roundelay dance; Buddhist miracle play Tsam; inclusivity

The roots of professional musical and choreographic art of Buryatia go back to deep past, keeping its connection with the folklore and cult practices of the ethnos and its world outlook. With some elements adopted from folk games, religious and household rituals, modern producers manage to re-create the original dance with its distinctive ethnic colour, drawing various plastic patterns and combinations in the traditional art of the ethnos. Many choreographic moves are typical for the old Buryat pattern. Their semantics is included into the structure of the national world outlook, connected with the shamanist and Buddhist vision of the world

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