Episode 9: Behind the Scenes with Ialoni in Adjara

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An audio journey through the mountains of high Adjara, following ensemble Ialoni as they film for the American Library of Congress. The Ialoni Homegrown Concert is available for free on The American Folklife Center youtube channel. Youtube link: https://youtu.be/CU7KO28QDDk Holly and Susan chat about the trip from Tbilisi to Shuakhevi and beyond. After walking through snow, Susan meets with elders from a creative family - P’at’i Tapaladze (featured in Ialoni’s concert) her daughter Eteri. With the aid of an interpreter, we hear the voices of P’at’i and Eteri as they speak about the ancestors. There are ‘in the moment’ delights while Ialoni and P’at’i sing ‘behind the scenes’. As a final surprise the location shifts to Ozurgeti in Guria and a meeting with singing elder - Rebuli Mzhavanadze (Dr Nana Mzhavanadze’s uncle). With excerpts from the book ‘Performance of Georgian Folk Song’ by Edisher Garakanidze, Tbilisi 2007, ISBN 99940-933-2-0. Voices of the Ancestors by Holly Taylor-Zuntz and Susan Thompson. If you enjoyed this episode, why not buy the creators a coffee? On ko-fi.com/voicesoftheancestors Become a monthly supporter on ko-fi with access to extras, like the video scrapbook of the trip with Ialoni into the mountains of Adjara. Sign up for our email updates and never miss an episode: eepurl.com/hhgoOf Navigate this episode with the searchable transcript, complete with time stamps, available here voicesoftheancestors.co.uk/transcripts To be invited to the Voices of the Ancestors Community - on Facebook click this link www.facebook.com/groups/516207299354485/ Music used: Ialoni (www.ialoni.bandcamp.com/); Nai-nai - Ialoni and P’at’i Tapaladze recording by Leo Decristoforo; P’at’i Tapaladze field recording by Susan Thompson; Batonebo - Ialoni and Rebuli Mzhavanadze field recording by Susan Thompson.

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