Armenian folk music

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Armenian folk music is a genre of Armenian music.[1][2][3] It usually uses the duduk, the kemenche, and the oud. It is very similar to folk music in the Caucasus[citation needed] and shares many similar songs and traditions with countries around Armenia, namely Georgia and Azerbaijan.


  1. ^ McCollum, Jonathan; Nercessian, Andy (2004). Armenian Music: A Comprehensive Bibliography and Discography. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0810849674.
  2. ^ Vardapet Komitas, Komitas; Nercessian, Vrej N. (2013). Armenian Sacred and Folk Music. Routledge. ISBN 978-1136801778.
  3. ^ Alajaji, Sylvia Angelique (2015). Music and the Armenian Diaspora: Searching for Home in Exile. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0253017765.