Beginner Light Brown Morin Khuur with Grip


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Beginner Light Brown Morin Khuur with Grip $400.00
  • Spruce
  • Mahogany
  • Study Book of Morin Khuur
  • Bow

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Student-type instrument. Good for learning. Carving relatively simple. Average wood quality. Made by Manufacturing Method, To make it in bulk quantity, make in the process includes more than 3 person who has it’s own duty to make certain parts.

Grip – Some of the Beginner Morin khuur has Double Grip on Morin Khuur Neck which used to harden it’s characteristic. It will help stabilize the Morin Khuur’s sound at any environment and also used to prevent Morin khuur neck from tensioning.


Medium to the professional quality instrument. Good for learning and playing concerts. Carving is detailed. Quality of wood is good. Rich sound.Made by Handmade methods which solely on one average skilled craftsman.


What is Morin Khuur?

The morin khuur (Mongolian: морин хуур), also known as the horsehead fiddle, is a traditional Mongolian bowed stringed instrument. It is one of the most important musical instruments of the Mongol people and is considered a symbol of the Mongolian nation. The morin khuur is one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity identified by UNESCO The morin khuur is a piece of art. Handcrafted from start to finish, these instruments are full of detail and just breath traditional Mongolian culture. It’s a stunning instrument to look at and a beautiful instrument to listen to.


Historically, the origin of Morin Khuur(Horse-head Fiddle) has been defined by Mongols folklore and musicians. Firstly, different legends about the origin of Horse-Head Fiddle, namely, Хөхөө Намжилын домог”, “Аргасун хуурчийн домог”, “Жонон харын домог” had been popular among the Mongolian people for a long period of time. The main idea of the legends was primarily about great relationships between humans and horses.

For musicians, Horse-Head Fiddle means big language or ‘ikel’ instruments, which played for telling horse’s tales with a long neck of Morin khuur and a bucket-shaped feature covered with camel, goat, or sheepskins. This kind of bucket-shaped Morin Huurs are still used in Western Mongolia. Morin Khuurs are different from regions to regions, they can vary in forms and shapes representing horses, humans, lions and crocodile’s heads on the instruments.

The French Scientist M. Each suggested that the origin of Morin Khuur can be dated back to the ancient times and linked to the turtle’s footage. However, his arty ideas have not been traced due to a lack of proof.

In conclusion, Khuur and Ikel were existent in ancient Mongolia and different forms of animals and humans head were carved on Morin khuur. What is more, the Mongolians perceived their horses not only as a means of transport but also as a valuable treasure by carving the horse’s head on their musical instruments.


Additional information

Weight 13.5 lbs
Dimensions 41.5 × 11 × 6.2 in

7 reviews for Beginner Light Brown Morin Khuur with Grip

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  1. Beautifully made and great delivery experience. It sounds great and it even comes with rosin!

  2. Quality instrument. Shipped faster than expected. Very good.

  3. Extremely fast shipping, well packed, great price, high quality, excellent instrument, so very pleased, thank you so much!

  4. Shipped super fast and arrived in great condition. Thanks for the bonus socks and candy!

  5. Instrument is fantastic, very well made. Service was quick and reliable and delivery was extremely quick and packaged very well. Thank you!

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