Persian Bowed Instruments

Persian Kamancheh, Ghaychak & Azeri Kamancha are highly esteemed instruments of Persian Music with their moving sound. They are both spike fiddles, very similar to each other in body and size, Azeri Kamancha being slightly (3-5 cm) shorter than Persian Kamancheh. Persian Kamancheh is used for light music, it is the only bowed string instrument in the classical tradition of Iran.

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