I. M. Nuriyeva (Izhevsk, Russia). Udmurt wedding: structure, terminology, music code

Udmurt wedding: structure, terminology, music code

Nuriyeva Irina M.,
Doctor of Arts, Leading Research Fellow, Udmurt Institute of History, Language and Literature, Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Science (Izhevsk, Russia), nurieva-59@mail.ru

This article analyzes the musical code of an Udmurt wedding. It considers the structure of the ceremony, wedding terminology, role of ceremonial chants and poetry texts of a wedding as the contact of two opposing parties.

Keywords: Udmurt wedding; chants of xuan group; wedding terminology; local variants; formular tune.

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