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Goblet drums on our online store

We are happy to introduce our new percussions made by master Orestis Moustidis. The origin of the Egyptian Arabic term darabukka probably lies in the Arabic word “darab” (“to strike”). Goblet drums were seen in Babylonia and Sumer dates from as early as 1100 BCE. On Celebes, one large form serves as a temple instrument, set on the floor when performed, […]

5 Best Duduk Reviews 2018 (

Gevorg Dabaghyan Duduk player

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 […]

EthnicTune Student Deal: 50% OFF for Armenian Musical Instruments

Get an special Student’s price for Armenian music Instruments! Music is an important part of the culture of Armenia. Armenia being one of the oldest nations with dramatical history has a rich cultural heritage. Armenian folk music is the face of the people, and musical instruments are weapons for people to fight against the merger. Armenian music […]

Georgy Minasov Books releases “Armenian Duduk Method and Repertoire” in its 3rd Edition

Prominent master duduk player and music educator Georgy Minasyan (Minasov) has released the 3rd edition of his popular “Armenian Duduk Method and Repertoire” now available for purchase on Amazon to musicians in the USA, Canada, UK and Europe. The Third Edition of Armenian Duduk Method is the only trilingual comprehensive and easy-to-use guide designed for […]

New professional duduks made of 60 years old wood

Duduk Tenor Studio Pro

We are thrilled to inform you that we have just finished new batch of Professional duduks made of 67 years old apricot wood! This wood was stocked from 1950 – 1960. New duduks are available in our store here: and with original color here: Duduk Professional A, Native Color Available only for A, Bb, […]

Jamie Smith’s Mabon: The space between (easy on the records)

There’s a good mixture of moods on this lovely album, from the slick pop-like song From Where I’ve Been, to the haunting Croeso Loan, featuring the sweet fiddle playing of Oliver Wilson Dickson. Mabon say the title of the album refers to the “space between the different Celtic cultures” and this is never more the […]

The 5 Greatest World Music Albums of the Last Years

Every year EthnicTune’s editors gather together to discuss which is the best album to listen. This is the list which we think you have to listen… Kassé Mady Diabaté Kiriké Kassé Mady Diabaté is one of the great vocalists of Mali, accompanied here by a top group of instrumentalists. There’s Makan ‘Badjé’ Tounkara on ngoni, […]

Last call for applications: Composition Competition

Last call for applications: Composition Competition YOUNG TALENT AWARD MEDIAMUSIC

Last call for applications to this year’s MEDIA SOUND HAMBURG composition competition YOUNG TALENT AWARD MEDIAMUSIC. The prize comes with a value of 3.000 EUR for free partricipation @ MEDIA SOUND HAMBURG 2017 (June 23rd – July 2nd 2017) including accommodation and board and will be awarded during MEDIA SOUND HAMBURG. Application deadline: May 23rd […]