Muallim Shakar demonstrates his musical instruments and talks about how and when he became interested in this profession.
Video produced by public organization «Gulu Giyoh» in collaboration with the Development Policy and PEIPSI CTC.
Mulvoj, Ishkashim district. Dr. Davlatmamadov Shirinbek talks with Shakar Ibrohimov about musical instruments of Pamir.
-Muallim* Shakar taught himself to play on musical instrument Rubab. After, in retirement he started to produce Rubabs by himself. -Muallim Shakar has large collection of vintage Rubabs, and sometimes plays on them, participating in various local events – Emitted sound instrument largely depends on drum membrane than on the type of wood from which if was made. – Muallim Shakar uses a small list of tools to create rubabs, nays and gizhaks. -According to the master, the work on musical instruments do not seem too complicated, if you mastered the technique. – Most of the gizhak (type of stringed instrument) drums, built from tin cans in which was the oil ( humanitary help from the United States). ________________________ *Muallim – respectible name for people who are masters in some sphere. Metaphrase teacher.