Lezginka

Lezginka is a dance form popular in northern Caucasus played mostly on zurnov (today replaced by the clarinet), accompanied by garmoshka and ghovol. There are several melodies for this dance, each named after the village or city in which it originates. The structure of the Lezginka is that of theme and variations.

Text taken from the booklet of the Cd The Music of the Mountain Jews.

Video Gallery: 
Lezginka Dancing in Azerbaijan

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