Teacher Nona Valerigna (age 33) gives instructions on kanun instrument, to her student Bella Gasparyan (age 10) during a school class in the Khomitas Musical School from Stepanakert. Besides learning the classical instruments, the pupils also learn how to play to traditional instruments like duduk, kanun, zurna, oud or saz. Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh, 20 September 2008.

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