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Duduk

double reed woodwind musical instrument
A Duduk
The vocal range (the notes) that can be played on a Duduk

The Duduk is a traditional woodwind instrument of Armenian origins.[1]

HistoryEdit

The duduk is one of the oldest double reed instruments in the world which dates back over 3,000 years. Many different duduks can be found in Armenia and the Caucasus. The roots of Armenian duduk music go back to the times of the Armenian king Tigran the Great (95-55 BC). The instrument is seen in many Armenian manuscripts of the Middle Ages.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Intangible Heritage : UNESCO-CULTURE". Unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-08-24.

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