Tuvan Throat Singing Robert talks to Ralph Leighton, who has compiled recordings of Tuvan throat singing on a new CD called "Deep in the Heart of Tuva". [the label is Ellipsis Arts.] Tuva is a region located roughly between Mongolia and Siberia, and the style of singing which is prevalent there is a rough, throaty, grinding, growly chant-song. Experts can produce as many as four distinct tones at once, and Leighton says anyone can learn how to do it. (8:00) (IN S

Tuvan Throat Singing

Tuvan Throat Singing

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Robert talks to Ralph Leighton, who has compiled recordings of Tuvan throat singing on a new CD called "Deep in the Heart of Tuva". [the label is Ellipsis Arts.] Tuva is a region located roughly between Mongolia and Siberia, and the style of singing which is prevalent there is a rough, throaty, grinding, growly chant-song. Experts can produce as many as four distinct tones at once, and Leighton says anyone can learn how to do it. (8:00) (IN S