Ukrainian musical folklore is reach for all sorts of songs. No traditional Ukrainian amusement or rite ever passed without a song. Songs were accompanied by traditional musical instruments and the profession of musician always stood high. Here are the instruments Ukrainians are traditionally using to accompany their lives:
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This musical instrument at first had three strings, a thin neck and a long body. Now it has 4 o 8 strings and slightly reminds a guitar. It’s a traditional instrument of the folk singers you will meet at fairs and other amusements – Kobzari.
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Traditional Ukrainian stringed musical instrument played by plucking. Its body looks like a scoop and has 12 strings, reminds Russian Gusli. It is considered that folk singers in the cities are mostly playing Bandura, and in the villages Kobza.
A traditional bow instrument reminding a violin by is form. It has only 4 strings.