Colin Huehns Asia Collection

surnai [surnāy / surnāi] - double-reed wooden shawm Navoor

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Colin Huehns fieldwork recordings

  • Recording locations

    Bukhara Music School, Bokhara, Bukhoro province, Uzbekistan

  • Performers

    Unidentified (doira [dāira] - round single-headed frame drum), Unidentified (string instrument)

  • Recordist

    Huehns, Colin

  • Description

    Item note: Performed at the Bukhara Music School. 'surnai [surnāy / surnāi] - double-reed wooden shawm Navoor' means 'tone of surnai [surnāy / surnāi] - double-reed wooden shawm', a wooden shawm. doira [dāira] - round single-headed frame drum is a drum. Recordist's note: plucked instrument (dutar [dutār / dotār] - long-necked fretted lute?). surnai [surnāy / surnāi] - double-reed wooden shawm is not played on this recording.

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