Musical Instruments of the Silk Road

October 15 to December 18, 2011

Beautiful to see as well as to hear, these meticulously crafted instruments represent the musical heritage of the cultures along the Silk Road.

Image: Mongolian, Morinkhuur. Horse-Head Fiddle with Bow, 20th century example of a ca. 13th century type. Wood. Collection of the Silk Road Institute.