June 23, 2019

The Doshpuluur (Tuvan: дошпулуур, Chinese:图瓦三弦 ) is a Tuvan lute made from wood, usually pine or larch. The doshpuluur is played by plucking and strumming. There are different designs of doshpuluur. One version has a semi-rectangular soundbox, which is covered on both...

June 15, 2019

Сонау алыс ауылда(Kazakh Version)

Сонау алыс ауылда,

Қалды – ау сүйген жар.

Аттанарда қош дей алмай,

Болдым – ой, зар қайран жалған.

Кең даланың шөлінде,

Құлазыдым,

Кең деуші еді бұл дүние,

Не деген тар қайран жалған.

Көз шаршады қайтайын

Қарлы таудан.

Неге ерте енбедік біз,

Нарды...

June 9, 2019

The Duyuglar (Chinese spelling: Dù yóu gélā ěr (杜尤格拉尔); Tuvan spelling: дуюглар (meaning "horse hooves")), is a self-sounding percussion instrument, which is made by first boiling, baking and then drying horse hooves.

June 6, 2019

Learn more about this rare instrument from western China.

May 26, 2019

The Tsuur (Chinese name: 苏尔; Tuvan name: шоор) is a grass flute, made of the stalk of a grass traditionally, similar to many flutes, is a Tuva instrument and was included in the non-material cultural protection project in 2007 by UNESCO.

May 18, 2019

Sometimes the forest is like our inner world.... Sometimes we walk into the forest alone and see our own inner world. This song tells the story of a person reshaping themselves with a piece of the forest...

May 12, 2019


The Tambur (Uyghur: تانبۇر, Tambur) is an Uyghur and Uzbek stringed instrument. It has a long history, a simple shape, beautiful sound, and a unique local style, often used for solo performances. In the Chinese historical records, there are translated names such as “d...

May 9, 2019

The shepherd will change and will travel soon. How far is their destination? How lush is the green grass there? My beloved girl is about to travel, her place, is it far away from me, or is it close at hand? Without a horse, my life will no longer make sense. Without my...

May 6, 2019

The twelve-string guitar, as its name suggests, is the "12-string guitar". The number of strings is large and the width of the neck is widened. You must press two strings at the same time. The charm is that you can play the six-string guitar with a kind of natural harm...

May 2, 2019

The seasons change, and the times are repeated, never stopping. Every year, every reincarnation ends, and another spring and autumn. The winter will pass, the summer will come, but the summer will disappear one day, and the next winter will come again. The world is so...

April 28, 2019

The Dan Bau is a very unique and simple instrument. It is said that the strings of the early instrument were made of silk. The production of today's Dan Bau is dominated by steel strings. Here we want to tell some folk stories about the origin of the instrument.

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