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Schichepschin. Ancient Violin of Adygea

Some hair of a purebred fast horse, trunk of a dried tree and magical hands of a master, here's a recipe of creation of schichepschin, an ancient violin of Adygea. The sound of this instrument is endowed with magical mystical features, it's believed to alleviate pain, console soul and impedes slyness and boasting. Not without reason that schichepschin was taken away from home only rolled in a special fabric, for they feared that evil spirits will deprive the instrument of its magic sound. In ancient time they marched into battle and danced to the sound of the schichepschin. Today this instrument experiences second birth. Traditional national music and it's contemporary arrangements in film «Schichepschin. Ancient Violin of Adygea».

Director Igor' Chernyshov

Presenter Nadezhda Lebedeva

Year 2011

Duration 00:13:32

Director Igor' Chernyshov

Presenter Nadezhda Lebedeva

Some hair of a purebred fast horse, trunk of a dried tree and magical hands of a master, here's a recipe of creation of schichepschin, an ancient violin of Adygea. The sound of this instrument is endowed with magical mystical features, it's believed to alleviate pain, console soul and impedes slyness and boasting. Not without reason that schichepschin was taken away from home only rolled in a special fabric, for they feared that evil spirits will deprive the instrument of its magic sound. In ancient time they marched into battle and danced to the sound of the schichepschin. Today this instrument experiences second birth. Traditional national music and it's contemporary arrangements in film «Schichepschin. Ancient Violin of Adygea».

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