komuz (Ancient Kyrgys fretless string)
~ String instrument
Possibly dating back as far as 6000 BC, it is a national symbol of the Kyrgyz. Made of a single piece of apricot or juniper wood with 3 gut stings, it has derivations in much of eastern Europe.
|type of:||lute family|
|derivations:||kobza (Ukraininan lute-zither)|