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Jew's Harp of the World


Jew's Harp of the World

This group is created in the aim of gathering all peoples the world over to share knowledge, experiences, musical creations with the Jew's harp.

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Jew's Harp of the World - Welcome

Tran Quang Hai

Dear all Lovers of the Jew's Harp, this group is created in the aim of gathering all peoples the world over to share knowledge, experiences, musical creations with the Jew's harp. Hoping that you will join this group to inform us all activities (workshops, concerts, festivals, personal news) and to make this place interesting and fascinating about the Jew's harp.
Welcome to all of you

Tran Quang Hai

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Comment by Tran Quang Hai on April 19, 2008 at 10:33pm
Dear Bien Sang,
You have asked me some questions:

1. do you know that in Vietnam there are many Jew's harps with different sizes and shapes ?
Of course, I know that in Vietnam there at least 10 different types of Jew's harp . My Vietnamese student , Nguyen Duc Minh, is a virtuoso of Hmong Jew's harp dàn môi . In 2006, Nguyen Duc Minh was invited at the Jew's Harp International Festival in Amsterdam where he got an excellent performance .

2.In North Vietnam there are the Hmong Jew's harp which is now very popular in many countries. In Central Vietnam , there are a few types of Jew's harp in bamboo and in metal from different tribes such as Jarai, Ede, Bahnar, Mnong Gar, etc...

The Vietnamese Jew's harp dàn môi has been popular since the time I performed with it 20 years ago . After that Clemens and Sven from http://www.danmoi.de have commercialized it at the beginning of the third millenum in Germany and later in other parts of the world .
some tribes in Central Vietnam such as Jarai, Bahnar, Ede, Mnong Gar, etc... possess this tiny instrument under different shapes in bamboo or in metal .

Hope that my answers will give you satisfaction .
Tran Quang Hai
Comment by Tran Quang Hai on April 19, 2008 at 7:11pm
Welcome to Jonathan in this group. You can add news, activities, anything linked with Jew's harp.
I shall give some links you can click on to watch Jew's harp playing .
Enjoy being with us.
Tran Quang Hai

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