Murat Uskenbayev born in 1904 in Zhetybay town, Mangistau (now Yeraliyev District, Guriyev Region). Later, talented kyuishi became as principal representative of mangistau dombra school.
Murat Uskenbayev collected more 300 kyui, zhyr, tolgau, terme and etc. in his repertoire. He performed compositions of Abyl, Yessir, Yestay, Tastemir and many other famous musicians. Have fostered play’s skills, Murat Uskenbayev mastered title Turkmen, azerbaijanian and nogai kyui.
Musician composed more 30 author’s works. Later, colorful animated cartoon was made on his known kyui –legenda “Aksak-Kulan”.
He participated at the decade of Kazakh art in Moscow. In 1960–1965 worked as soloist –dombrist in Kazakhconcert.
Материалы из семейного архива
We built a collection of Murat Uskenbayev’s rare kyui:
кюй исполняет сам Мурат Ускенбаев
About kyu tells musical exper Baglan Babizhan
Babizhan Baglan, as musical expert says about creation and memorable events of kyuishi’s biography:
Kyui from Uskenbayev’s repertoire are recorded in gramophone record and kept in M.O. Auezov Institute of Literature and Art. During his creative career, 8 gramophone record .were released and one released after his death.
КАЗАХСКАЯ МУЗЫКА, 40711-12, 1963
КАЗАХСКАЯ МУЗЫКА, 40715-16, 1963
КАЗАХСКАЯ МУЗЫКА, 40717-18, 1963
Казахские песни и мелодии, Д 00012357-8, 1963
Казахские песни, Д 00012455-6, 1963
Мурат УСКЕМБАЕВ (домбра). Казахские мелодии, Д 00021917-18, 1968
Мурат УСКЕНБАЕВ (домбра). Казахские мелодии, Д 22665-6, 1968
Мурат Ускенбаев (домбра): казахские кюи, М30 41231-2, 1978
Рысбай ГАБДИЕВ (домбра). «Ликование», С30 25759 001; дата записи: 1987 г.