Peackock Morchang

Peackock Morchang

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Morchang (morsing or jaw harp) is a small musical instrument with a history of 1500 years, which is held against the teeth or lips, and plucked with a finger.

 

Ethnic styles express lifestyle. They are practiced by individuals whose heritage is rooted in community rather than land, and considered cultural property.

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    MORCHANG: Mainly used in Rajasthan, in the Carnatic music of South India, and in Sindh (Pakistan), it also appears in many other cultures of the world. It's among the simplest of musical instruments (it is said to be the precursor to subsequent instruments such as the harmonica and the harmonium).

     

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