Jetigen

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Jetigen
Jetigen.jpg
String instrument
Other names A Kazakh jetigen on display in the Kazakhstan National Museum of Instruments.
Classification
Developed Antiquity
Related instruments

The jetigen (Kazakh: жетіген [ʒi̯ɘtɘɣi̯ɘn], or dzhetigan) is a Kazakh seven-stringed zither similar to the Mongolian yatga or Siberian jadagan.

The strings were sometimes made of horsehair.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carole Pegg (2001). Mongolian Music, Dance, & Oral Narrative: Performing Diverse Identities. University of Washington Press. pp. 89–. ISBN 978-0-295-98112-3.