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Inheritance Status and Strategy of Aken Playing and Singing of Kazak Nationality

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2021.020718 | Downloads: 7 | Views: 741


Xiao Liyan 1,2, Li Jia 3


1 College of Teacher’S Education, Nanyang Institute of Technology, Nanyang, Henan, China
2 International College, Krirk University, Bangkok, Thailand
3 College of Music, Shanxi Normal University, Shanxi, China

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Xiao Liyan


Xinjiang, this vast land, its music is diverse and diverse, xinjiang Kazak music is also rich and colorful, want to have a deep understanding of the Kazakh national music must understand the living status of the Kazakh people, want to understand the living status of the Kazakh people must understand the kazakh folk poetry. Kazakh traditional art is rich and diverse, among which Akan playing and singing of Kazakh nationality is widely spread in this nation. In May 2006, it was selected as one of the first "Representative works of oral and intangible heritage of Humanity" in China. Aken playing and singing is known as the "poetry nation" in the Kazakh people. It is a long folk traditional art form of the Kazakh people. It is a playing and singing form combining the musical instrument "Dongbula" with folk music, and it is one of the most important forms of entertainment for the Kazakh people on the grassland. In this paper the characteristics and the existing of Ken bards nomadic life habits is not stable, lack of education value, the original cultural erosion and the shortage of funds into real problem made a systematic analysis and comb, in order to further the protection of ethnic culture and heritage development, the implementation of the scientific and effective countermeasures, so as to provide some theoretical reference for Ken bards inheritance protection.


Akon playing and singing, inheritance, present situation, strategy


Xiao Liyan, Li Jia, Inheritance Status and Strategy of Aken Playing and Singing of Kazak Nationality. Art and Performance Letters (2021) 2: 118-125. DOI:


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