Zurna Armenian Professional, made of apricot wood with amazing penetrating sound timbre, supplied with mouthpiece.
The zurna is a conical oboe, made from the wood of apricot tree. Zurna generates a sharp and shrill sound.
Zurna has eight holes on the front, seven of which are used during playing, and, one hole provides a range of one octave.
Traditionally, for its unique and sharp sound, zurna is played during outdoor events, such as weddings and holidays.
There are several names of this instrument known in other countries: Surnay, Birbyne, Lettish horn, Surla, Sornai, Dili tuiduk or Zurma. This amazing wind instrument most used by musicians in central Asia. In most cases it is accompanied by bass drums. The name of instrument comes from Persia and it’s roots comes from early 12th century.