Folk Box: The most ancient musical instrument on Earth

Each week Olga Shapovalova offers to folk music lovers a multicoloured display of customs and traditions, legends and tales, melodies and rythms of Russia.

We are going to tell you about the Khomus, perhaps the most ancient musical instrument on earth. 

Khomus is the name used in Siberia, Yakutia, a place where to this day this ancient instrument is remarkably popular. The guest of our program is a man hailing from that region, Ivan Alexeyev, who is by right considered one of the best khomus players.  


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