Main Features of Ashuq Creativity in Nakhchivan
The article explores the developmental directions of ashig creativity in Nakhchivan. The author notes that there is a close relationship between the names of people and places used in the epos “Dede Gorgud” from ancient times related with Nakhchivan, the importance of studying musical issues has also been pointed out. The article also examines the peculiarity of the Nakhchivan ashig environment, the great rise in the XVIII-XIX centuries and its impact on other ashig circles of Azerbaijan. The names of ashig songs like “Nakhchivani”, “Sherili”, “Jalili” whose names are closely connected with Nakhchivan and have their roots in ashig creativity have also been mentioned in the article.