Handcrafted Kurdish Shemshal from Kirmaşan, Iran. This Instrument has a special sound and is used among the Yazidis and Yarsani Kurds for religious ceremonies but also as musical accompaniment while telling Kurdish Folk Tales.
Nai, Ney, Nay; a flute made from reeds that grow along the Nile. A breathy, haunting quality often used for the spiritual music of the whirling derwish or mervlana. The two often exchange in call-and-response interplay in the orchestra.