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Musical instruments of the Silk Road Shakuhachi.

The shakuhachi is made from the base of a bamboo stalk. A hole is drilled down…

Musical instruments of the Silk Road Ney.

Instruments called ney or nai include end-blown and side-blown flutes. The end-blown ney of Turkey and…

Musical instruments of the Silk Road Morin Khuur.

The Mongolian words morin khuur translate literally to mean “horse fiddle” and the instrument is instantly…

Musical instruments of the Silk Road Pipa.

The pipa is a short-necked plucked wooden lute. The head of the pipa is usually carved…

Musical instruments of the Silk Road Erhu.

The erhu is a spike fiddle with two strings. It has a long neck and a…

Musical instruments of the Silk Road Jang-go

Jang-go is an hourglass-shaped drum with two leather heads that are struck with mallots. One side…

Musical instruments of the Silk Road Ruan.

The ruan is a short-necked fretted lute with a circular body and four strings. Plucked with…

Musical instruments of the Silk Road Harp.

The harp is a plucked string instrument with so many cousins and forbears that it is…

Musical instruments of the Silk Road Kayagum.

The kayagum is a plucked zither made from a single piece of wood with protrusions resembling…

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The “Great Silk Way” International Youth Union was established for the purpose of coordination of activities…

Participant of Great Silk Way Youth Camp shared her remarks about the implementation of the project.

Parnaz Talebi: The most recent round of the camp was held in Baku on 21-26 September with…