National orchestra to preserve folk traditions of Bashkiria

Today we introduce the national orchestra of traditional instruments of Bashkiria.

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There are 42 musicians in the orchestra, all of them graduated from the Musical Academy of Ufa, the capital of Bashkortostan. It is a unique collective that preserves the authentic sound of folk instruments of this region such as kuray, dombra, kyl kubiz.

The kuray is a wind instrument made of wood, created from a reed. It has a unique sound and is one of the symbols of this republic in central Russia. 

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