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Tokyldak, sakpan.

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Konyrau are the bells used to accompany songs and kyui. It was hung on the head of the dombra, the kylkobyz, the asatayak or put inside the frame of the instrument body where it clattered upon shaking.
Women also hung them on their fingers when playing the shankobyzTokyldak and sakpan are types of rattles. The syldyrmak are metallic pendants played by shaking them. Another noise-producing instrument is the tuyak tas, made from horse hoofs and played by clapping them together.
Nowadays, all these traditional instruments together with modern musical instruments with each producing at the same time its unique sound are used in various harmonious combinations in orchestras and ensembles.Tokyldak.


Alexander Petrov.