Krimanchuli

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Krimanchuli

 

the upper voice, rich in melodic leaps and adornments, of the polyphonic folk songs of Western Georgia (Gurian, Imeretian).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Gia Bagashvili, a prominent ethnomusicologist and one of the most respected acapella groups in Georgia, Rustavi, who demonstrated the krimanchuli technique, a complex type of yodelling.
Malkhaz is a master of the diverse singing styles from the different Georgian regions, including the unique Georgian yodeling called krimanchuli.