Morin Khuur: The Soul Of The Mongolian Horseman

Morin Khuur: The Soul Of The Mongolian Horseman

ABC  |  July 17, 2011

In the Mongolian steppes, a family of horse herders welcome four city children into their home for several months. The children will learn the ancient morin khuur, an ancestral fiddle that features a carved horse-head and is said to sing into the hearts of animals and people. Omba, a wise old musician, teaches them this magical instrument, said to have healing powers.

In the Mongolian steppes, a family of horse herders welcome four city children into their home for several months. The children will learn the ancient morin khuur, an ancestral fiddle that features a carved horse-head and is said to sing into the hearts of animals and people. Omba, a wise old musician, teaches them this magical instrument, said to have healing powers.

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