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Gevorg Dabaghyan Concert

Recognised as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco since 2008, the duduk is a folk instrument with a warm, slightly nasal timbre and a strongly evocative sound, used to accompany both joyful and sad songs, dances and celebrations throughout Armenia. Some even say that the sound of the duduk is suggestive of the inflections of all the […]

5 Best Duduk Reviews 2023 – updated! (

The first instruments, which were look like duduk were made of bone, but in our days professional duduks made of apricot wood. The duduk’s reeds are typically produced of bamboo. It is not easy process of flattening the reed. It takes several days until it is ready. In comparison to other double reed instruments, such […]

Giglamesh International Composition Competition

We are thrilled to introduce Giglamesh International Composition Competition. Guidelines Eligibility Any composer regardless of age, nationality or professional level is eligible. Instrumentation Full scores of any style or aesthetic direction for 1-8 performers may be submitted. One Instrument per player: Flute (Piccolo), B-flat Clarinet (Bass Clarinet), French Horn, Violin, Cello, Harp, Percussion (List of available percussion instruments) & Duduk. […]

Republic Day of Armenia

Today Armenia marks the 102th years of the First Republic. The Armenian regular military forces and volunteers defeated the Turkish troops, in May 1918, and thus prevented the latter’s invasion of Armenia’s capital city Yerevan. This triumph enabled the Armenian people to restore their statehood, which was lost centuries ago. It was 102 years ago […]

Will I be able to receive items I purchase on EthnicTune during COVID-19?

Yes, we are open and continue supply musicians with our high quality musical instruments. Thanks to our delivery services are still stable delivering orders to world. As COVID-19 has spread, we have seen an increase of delivery delays. This has resulted in some of our delivery promises being longer than usual. We are sending your […]


Dear Customers, As Christmas season is fast approaching, we would like to remind you of the expected Christmas delivery delays. These delivery delays may affect parcels shipped to Europe, America, and Asia with Airmail. Hope for your understanding. Unfortunately custom services and transit countries exchange stocks are out of our control.  What if your order […]

Bajinn – A New Meditative Musical Instrument

Bajinn, A New Meditative Musical Instrument Shatters Indigogo Funding Goal in Less than 24 Hours. Fused by ancient inspiration and contemporary craftsmanship. Bajinn produces a mindful and soothing sound unlike any other, with the longest decay time of up to a 45 seconds on average. Tel Aviv, Israel – Bajinn a new musical instrument that […]

Djivan Gasparyan turns 90 today

Armenia’s best known duduk player Djivan Gasparyan turns 90 today. The musician considers himself a happy man because he has always been doing the work he loves. Jivan Gasparyan celebrates his 90th anniversary without huge events, surrounded by loved ones. Prior to Aznavour’s death he had said that preferred to celebrate his anniversary humbly. The musician, […]