Mono no aware (物の哀れ)

from by Akmaral Zykayeva



Mono no aware (物の哀れ?), literally "the pathos of things", and also translated as "an empathy toward things", or "a sensitivity to ephemera", is a Japanese term for the awareness of impermanence (無常 mujō?), or transience of things, and both a transient gentle sadness (or wistfulness) at their passing as well as a longer, deeper gentle sadness about this state being the reality of life.


from Mise En Scene, track released February 28, 2015
Violin by Yerlan Kasymbekov
Piano by Agmara Sagatova



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Mergen Kazakhstan

Akmaral Zykayeva (referred to as Mergen) was born in December, 21, 1985 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. She is a Kazakh singer-songwriter, multi-musician and composer. Her music varies from folk, electronic, trip-hop, pop and rock sung in Kazakh language.

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