The Performance Tradition of the Sakha Heroic Epic Olonkho and its Transformations in Modern Life

@inproceedings{Alekseyev2013ThePT,
  title={The Performance Tradition of the Sakha Heroic Epic Olonkho and its Transformations in Modern Life},
  author={Roman Alekseyev},
  year={2013}
}
  • Roman Alekseyev
  • Published 2013
This article describes primarily the Sakha epic storytelling/musical tradition (olonkho) and its performers (olonkhosuts), noting key scholars, aesthetics, and changes in epic milieu. The Sakha (people previously known as the Yakut) live primarily in northeastern Siberia on the continent of Asia. Sakha oral traditions are currently playing an important role… CONTINUE READING