Batsükh Dorj

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  • Batsükh Dorj (khöömii, toshpuluur, igil, khomus)
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Batsükh is a young tuva khöömii performer, born in 1990 in the district of Tsengel, province of Bayan-Ulgii, Mongolia. Initiated by the tuvan master B. Papizan, he learnt khöömii with his brother Butemj, then developed himself by listening to the recordings. He graduated from the Music College of the Tuva Republic in Kyzyl, Russia.
He masters several techniques of khöömii, in Mongolian and Tuvanian styles: khöömii, isgeree (whistle khöömii), kharkhiraa (deep khöömii), ezengileer, borbagnadyr and igil fiddle, and toshpuluur lute.
Batsükh represents the young professionnal generation in Tsengel and develops his own composition. His first CD appearance is on "An Anthology of Mongolian Khöömii" released in january 2017.

References: He toured in the west for the first time in 2016, including venues like Opera House of Rennes, Opera House of Lille, Guimet Museum of Asian Arts in Paris, Alhambra in Geneva, Musée des Confluences in Lyon and festivals such as Les Détours de Babel and Harmonie des Steppes Festival.

-An Anthology of Mongolian Khöömii (CD2-6)


Batsükh Dorj


Batsükh Dorj by Sh. Nomindari, Tsengel 2015Batsükh Dorj playing the toshpuluur lute, by Sh. Nomindari, Tsengel 2015


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Khei Ati (Wind Horse) by Batsükh Dorj

Excerpt from the CD An Anthology of Mongolian Khöömii


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"Jin söörtügjüler", by Batsükh and tuvan master Papizan

In the framework of the CD An Anthology of Mongolian Khöömii

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