strumento musicaleQuite similar to the Persian Santur, the chang is a hammered dulcimer with a trapezoid-shaped box mede of wood. Its strings are hit with sticks. According to different sources the chang comes from 3rd century A.D., during the Bactric Era. Its constitution and its dimension make it a very valuable instrument, played for delight during feasts and weddings. The chang owns 12-14 strings ordered as couples.

Made of: wood (box); metal (strings); mother of pearl (ornaments)
Lenght: 50-60 cm
Width: 60-70 cm
Played with: sticks



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Musical instrument chang