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  • Xinjiang

    part of China inhabited by Turkic people and other Central Asians

    muqam

    best known musical form, made of 12 sections related to Uzbeki and Tajik forms. Built on a 7 note scale. A suite made up of song, dance, and stories

    dap

    frame drum (membranophone)

    rawap

    stringed instrument (chordophone) 5 stringed instrument. A mobile instrument, taken by farmers, part of the nomadic tradition. Has 3 main parts and is played as part of everyday life, very cherished by the Uyghurs.

    tanbur

    a stringed instrument, a long necked fretted lute (chordophone)

    chog neghma

    "great music". Type of song that starts with an intro sung in free meter. very melasmatic and ornamented

    dastan

    "narrative songs" from folk narrative songs. Ornate form of oral history, teaches about how one person can protect their tribe.

    meshrep

    faster sung pieces; consists of folk love poetry

    dutar

    persian long necked lute has two strings (chordophone)

    ghijek

    cowhide violin w/bow

    satar

    type of bowed string instrument, long necked. (chordophone)

    khustar

    stringed musical instrument

    naghra

    pair of small cast-iron kettle drums played w/a pair of sticks

    sunay

    small double-reed shawm flute

    qalun

    small dulcimer plucked with a bone in one hand

    shawm

    woodwind instrument (double reed) aerophone

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