Type: Long Necked > Lute > Chordophone.
Region: Siberia > Russian Federation > Far East Asia.
Description: The dobshur like its Tuvan counter part is a two stringed plucked long-necked lute. This family of lutes is found at the meeting point of Khakhass Republic, Altai Republic, Tuva, Inner Mongolia (China) and Mongolia. All of which do share similar roles in performance and shared features in sound and construction.