322 morin xuur

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China(Inner Mongolia Aut. Region)=Mongol
body: wood with snake skin over the front face; L.101.0cm
strings: 2, nylon
bow: 1
range: g-g'''tuning:g-c'

A skin-covered fiddle; in this case snake skin. At the left side of the body there is a cloud shaped soundhole. The top of the instrument is ornamented with a carving of a horse head. The strings are nylon, and consist of parallel, unbraided fibers. There is a sound post inserted in the body of the instrument directry below the bridge. For the playing technique see 321.

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