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KOKO

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hello,
i've just received this beautifull instrument as a gift from my sister:

http://prdupl02.ynet.co.il/ForumFiles_2/22340675.JPG

but i have never seen this instrument in my life...
anyone can tell me this instruments' name so i can look for information about it?

thanks!
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jaan e kharabat

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It looks like a ghichak, a folk instrument of northern Afghanistan and Turkistan.

The resonating body is a little smaller than the ghichak I remember though.

Where did your sister get it from?

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If there are just ''six tones'' in an octave [sic] then why have frets for tones that don't exist?
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KOKO

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From rajahstan
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jaan e kharabat

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I just did a google search and I think I found your instrument. Have a look:

http://www.geocities.com/tovijaysharma/media25.htm

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If there are just ''six tones'' in an octave [sic] then why have frets for tones that don't exist?
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KOKO

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thanks!
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