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Surnay

Surnay

The surnay (also called zurna, birbynė, lettish horn, surla, sornai, dili tuiduk, zournas or zurma) is a multinational outdoor wind instrument, usually accompanied by a davul (bass drum) in Anatolian folk music. The name is from Turkish zurna, itself derived from Persian سرنای ('surnāy'), composed of سور ('sūr':  'banquet, feast') and نای ('nāy': 'reed, pipe').

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Darbouka

Darbouka

The darbouka or darbuka (also goblet drum, chalice drum, doumbek, dumbec, or tablah; Persian: دمبک; Arabic: دربوكة‎) is a hand drum with a goblet shape used mostly in the Middle East, North Africa, and Eastern Europe.

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Fusion music

Fusion music that combines two or more styles. The main characteristics of fusion genres are variations in tempo, rhythm, dynamics, style and tempo. 'Fusion' used alone often refers to jazz fusion, especially with world music.

Fusion music as a genre has broadened the definitions of jazz, rock, and pop music.

Duduk

Duduk

The duduk (Armenian: դուդուկ), traditionally known since antiquity as a Ծիրանափող (tsiranapogh) is a traditional woodwind instrument indigenous to Armenia. Variations of it are popular in the Caucasus, the Middle East and Central Asia.

The English word is often used generically for a family of ethnic instruments including the doudouk (դուդուկ), tsiranapogh ծիրանափող, balaban, mey or narmeh-ney. The word itself is a loanword ultimately derived from the Turkish düdük, likely of onomatopoeic origin. 

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Doira

Doira

The doira (also dayereh, doyra, dojra, dajre or dajreja) is a medium-sized frame drum with jingles, used to accompany both popular and classical music in Iran (Persia), the Balkans, and many Central Asian countries such as Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. Frame drums are also popular in many regions of Georgia, like Kartli, Kakheti, Tusheti, Samegrelo, Racha, and Imereti.

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Persian Classical Music
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