carole pegg.jpgCarole Pegg


Carole Pegg is the Britain’s foremost scholar of Mongolia music.

She has written a number of articles about Mongolian Khöömii investigating how the

Mongolian singers view Khöömii and its history within the socio-cultural changes

that Mongolia has experienced over the past 100 years or so.

Her recent book (2001) Mongolian Music, Dance & Oral Narrative (University of Washington Press ISBN 0 295 98030 3) is a must read for anyone interested in Mongolian music and has an important section regarding Khöömii.


Extract of Khöömii section from book


Mongolian Conceptualisations of Overtone singing of xöömii


Please visit her inner-asian music website


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