Altay Khomus (Vargan, Jews Harp) BIG FIGURED by Vladimir Potkin (type 1)
The variant of Jew's Harp presented here is called the Khomus (Vargan). This is a traditional music instrument of folks of Yakutiya and Altai (the territory of Russia). It is an essential part of natives' festivals and is often used in religious rites of Altay's shamans, i.e. pagan (shamans) priests.
Sounds samples (c) Oleg Rodnin