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Music of Mordovia

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Music of Mordovia

The music of the Republic of Mordovia has a long history. The Republic of Mordovia is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). Its national anthem is "Shumbrat, Mordovia!" (Hail, Mordovia!) by Sergey Kinyakin and Nina Kosheleva, adopted in 1995.

Mordovian folk music has become an inspiration for revivalist work of contemporary groups, such as Toorama. Bakich Vidiai is an Erzya pop singer.


Mordvin musician with a puvama

Among the traditional Mordvin musical instruments is the puvama, a double-chantered bagpipe.

External links

  • Toorama official website
  • Bakich Vidiai

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