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Morin Khuur Past and Present

Descriptive Text: 
Podcast recording of a lecture demonstration on the Morin Khuur or Mongolian horse-headed fiddle. Tsend Batchuluun lectures on the Morin Khuur past and present and his student Gantukga Urtnasan demonstrates by playing the instrument. The Morin Khuur is the most important musical instrument of the Mongolian people and is considered a symbol of the Mongolian nation. When Mongolians were entirely a nomadic nation, the horse was their only means of transportation, as well as ‘man’s best friend.’
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Tsend Batchuluun & Gantukga Urtnasan
Presentation Date: 
Friday, April 23, 2010
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