Tradition is peculiarity of each nation, of each culture. They have own type of traditional music, traditional instruments. And what is the traditional music of Kazakhstan??
There are several types of kazakh traditional music. When we say about kazakh tradional song , then “Aitys” is very popular type of music. In other words it is peformance competition of two musicians who are called “akyn” . They improvised, created words immediately against each other and sing about social , political problems. According to site www.answers.com/topic/music-of-kazakhstan usually they accomponied music with traditional string instruments “Dombyra” or “kobyz”
Another type of song is called “terme”. “Termeshi” is the person who sing terme about morality of people, problems between rich and poor, good and bad people, they teach to be morally good.
The art of kui is like a big branch of national art. It is musical composition peformed in traditional instruments as dombyra, kobyz, sibizgi, shankobiz, zhetigen etc. In kui we can hear soul of the nation, sounds of nature and animals, braveness of men and beauty of girls.
In conclusion, one of the important spiritual treasures of kazakhstan which was entrusted from generation to generation is musical heritage. As one musicologist said, kui peformed with great excitement, songs as terme and aitys with emotion and mysterious and lively melodies. Kuis, songs and melodies which make kazakh heart speaks and show their soul, sadness and joy, their dream and hope are like the monument presenting great image of nation’s inspiration.