The grave of kuishi Kazangap Tlepbergenuly

The name of the monument: the grave of kuishi Kazangap Tlepbergenuly

Typological affiliation : sacred object

Dating of the monument: XX ғ. bass

Location of the monument: Shalkar region, 5 km north-west of   winters. Koskak.

Historical information : famous Kazakh folk kuishi, composer. Born and buried in the Akbauyr area, Aishuaksky rural district, Shalkar region.

Kazangap wrote over 90 kyuis, brought up more than 10 students, but one of the first to glorify him was the condemned artist of the republic, who saw Kazangap live, Zhalekesh Aipakov.

Another popularizer of the art of Kazangap was the associate professor of the Almaty State Conservatory named after Kurmangazy Saduakas Balmaganbetov. He devoted 35 years to this. Published a book, released a disc “Kazanғaptyk kuylerі”. Academician Akhmet Zhubanov was among the scientists who studied his art. In his book “Kasyrlar pernesi” he devoted a scientific essay on 12 sheets to the life and work of kuishi Kazangap. And Saduakas Balmaganbetov   writes: “He is one of the founders of   the kyuis“ Kazanғap – “Aқzhelek”.   He created sixty-two types of Akzhelen kyuis, which are filled with soulful, joyful and loving lyrics. Another kind of works of Kazangap art is the “Zhir” kui. This is evidenced by the kyuis “Nogailynyk zhyr kuyi”, “Balzhannyk zhyr kuyi”, “Zar kuyi”, “Shyryldatpa”, “Zhyberseyshi”.   Many Kazangapa kui were dedicated to separate people (“18 years old”, “Big Black”), animal (“Aksunkar bird”, “Blue”, “Tory attyn kekil kappayi”, “Mayda konyr”, “Bogelek”), there are satirical ones. (“Burundama kelinshek”, “Buranbel Akzhelen”), lyrical kui (“Bag, attegen-ai”, “Durkin-durkin dunie”, “Ilme”, ​​”Domalatpay Akzhelen”, “Zhanyltpash”), there are kui, dedicated to deep   philosophical thoughts (“The world of the past”, “The rest of the world”). Prior to independence, Kazangapa’s art was called pessimistic, full of longing, not corresponding to the revolutionary spirit, and therefore his kyu was rarely broadcast on radio and television.

In 1994, on the initiative of the rector of the Aktobe Pedagogical Institute, public figure, professor Mukhtar Arynov, at the republican level,  140th anniversary of Kazangap in Aktobe and Shalkar. M. Arynov invited to the anniversary of the famous kuishi professor Karshyga Akhmediyarov, music researcher Professor Aliya Mukhanbetova, writer and composer Ilia Zhakanov, popularizer of the works of Kazangap Saduakas Balmaganbetov, scientist writer Akseleu Seydimbekov. He held a competition of kyuis of Kazangap, listened to all opinions and received an assessment of the event. All the guests who arrived in Aktobe highly appreciated the event. Writer, scientist, researcher, professor Akseleu Seydimbekov said: “At the school of art kyuis, the kyuis of Kazangap stand apart … He is like Abai.” A great contribution to the development and research of the creativity of kyuishi Kazangap was made by the researcher and kuishi Abdulhamit Raiymbergenov.

Description and characteristics of the monument : The grave of Kazangap (Kazanғap molasy) is a modern enclosure-tortkulak (tөrtқұlaқ) with a sub-square layout and is located on the edge of the dunes of the Baisary tract, 5 km northwest of winter. Koskak, Shalkar district, Aktobe region The walls of the fence were built by alternating masonry of white silicate and light yellow refractory bricks on a foundation of concrete blocks, while roofing felt paper was spread between the latter and the brickwork as waterproofing. The main façade of the monument, namely its western side, is completed with an arched structure on which an iron pin with a crescent sign is installed. The entrance to the fence is made in the form of a rectangular opening in the eastern wall and is closed with an iron grating. On all four sides of the fence, rectangular marble slabs with a text about the life and work of Kazangap are bricked up. No burial structure was found inside the fence; there is a small stepped tombstone made of silicate bricks. Outside the fence, on its southern side, there is a reinforced concrete kulpytas with an inscription in Cyrillic. A fence around the perimeter is fenced with a fence made of iron bars. The dimensions of the fence are 3.36×3.20 m, the height of the western high wall is 2.25 m.