Hear the world-famous throat singing here in Mongolia.
Throat singing is Mongolia's invaluable contribution to the world. Although this type of unique singing developed in Mongolia in its classical form, it is also performed in India, Bashkir, and Tuva. But what exactly is throat singing? It is a special sound made in unison with the tongue, teeth, larynx, and palate. To put it simply, it is a replacement of musical instruments with all aspects of vocal organs. To hear it for the first time is a wonder. It is said that there is no other nation in the world that can combine such human physical capacity in place of musical instruments, then the felt walled nation. The famous Russian Scientist, P. Chukot measured throat singing with sensitive sound equipment and discovered that it was formed from conver