2022National musical instruments - Miniature Sheet

Miniature Sheet
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Technical details
  • 20.12.2022
  • Orkhan Garayev
  • Bobruisk Integrated Printing House, Bobruisk, Belarus
  • Offset lithography. Gummed paper,105qr/m2
  • Size of souvenir sheet: 120x 80mm. Size of stamp: 52х37mm
  • 0.60 x2
About National musical instruments
The main stringed instruments are tar and kamancha, which are the part of the national music mugham. They together with ghaval create trio in mugham. Tar is a keyhole-shaped and kamancha is round shaped instrument. Their strings are made of silk or horsehair. Tar traditionally crafted around the country and in 2012 craftsmanship of tar was added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists of Humanity.