Ney-anbān

Ney anban
Other names نی انبان
Classification

Related instruments

Jirba

Ney-anbān (Persian: نی انبان ‎, numerous Latin spellings), is a type of bagpipe which is popular in southern Iran, especially around Bushehr. The term ney-anban literally means "bag pipe",[1] but more specifically can refer to a type of droneless double-chantered bagpipes played in Southern Iran. This is similar to the Bahrainian jirba played by ethnic Iranians in the Persian Gulf islands.

Music

In Bushehr, the ney-anban is used to accompany sarva, the singing of free-metre couplets.[2]

Orthography

Latin renderings of the name of this pipe include: ney-hanbān, ney-anbun, ney ammbooni, nai-ambana hanbun, hanbuneh.

External links

  • Ney-anbān, by Saeid Shanbezadeh

References