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Mongolia's ancient instrument striking a chord

The Morin Khuur or 'Horse Fiddle' has evolved from a folk instrument used in small villages to being featured in classical Western performances.

by Pearly Jacob

The Morin Khuur or "Horse Fiddle" is Mongolia’s national instrument.

The ancient tool is still handcrafted in Mongolia and it has evolved over the years from a folk instrument used in small villages to being featured in classical Western performances.

Al Jazeera's Pearly Jacob reports from the capital, Ulaanbaatar.


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