Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa, Almaty

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Explore the musical traditions of Kazakhstan at Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa. You'll come across over 40 musical instruments originating from Kazakhstan and surrounding nations, in addition to the personal dombras--a type of popular string instrument--of renowned poets and performers. Modern exhibits with an interactive twist will engage you in the traditional sights and sounds, letting you compose your own piece with samples of each instrument. On Fridays the museum hosts live folk performances. Add Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa and other attractions to your Almaty trip itinerary using our Almaty trip itinerary builder .
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  • The museum itself isn't big in size. But, it does contain a wide collection of musical instruments. Mostly are from Kazakhstan, but there are some from other parts of the world. It's a hidden gem for ...  more »
  • 28 Panfilov heroes Memorial soldier Park in the Museum. It seems part of the Orthodox Church of zenkov. Traditional musical instruments of Kazakhstan's main exhibition, dumbura in stringed instruments, coves and other Ainu Mukkuri and same kind of Jew's harp Shan Combs, is interesting. Exhibition room of the second half and stringed instruments collected mainly from around the world, was also the taishou era harp in Japan. I think it is interesting to those who are interested in the instrument.
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  • The wooden building housing it, with its spire, is interesting, compared to most of the others here, but the contents, though well laid out, are not exactly riveting. We probably achieved the record f...  more »

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