Intangible Heritage of Humanity

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Muqam is the general term for a variety of Muqam practices widespread among the Uyghur communities, which form one of the largest ethnic minorities of the People’s Republic of China. Throughout its history, the Xinjiang region has been marked by a high degree of cultural exchange between East and West, due in particular to its…

Uyghur 12 Muqam books for sale

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The On-Ikki Muqam (The 12 Muqam) are a set of musical suites which the Uyghurs trace in their present form back to the sixteenth century and the court of the Yarkand Khanate, though they also claim continuity with roots of considerable antiquity.The lyrics of the Twelve Muqam are drawn in part from the great Central…

15 String traditional Dolan Rebab

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Our instruments are often made to order by a master craftsman. However, he is getting older and mulberry wood is getting more expensive; place your order so we can assure you of quick service. Crafted from mulberry and cowhide, this rare stringed instrument comes from Kashgar, an outpost on the ancient Silk Road. The Dolan…

15 String Plain Dolan Rebab

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Our instruments are often made to order by a master craftsman. However, he is getting older and mulberry wood is getting more expensive; place your order so we can assure you of quick service. Crafted from mulberry and cowhide, this rare stringed instrument comes from Kashgar, an outpost on the ancient Silk Road. The Dolan…

Rare Antique Dolan Ghijeck with bow

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Our instruments are often made to order by a master craftsman. However, he is getting older and mulberry wood is getting expensive, so place your order while we can assure you of quick service.The Dolan Ghijeck is the most ancient Ghijeck and it is the ancestor of all Ghijecks. Its spherical head is made of…