Events

Huun Huur Tu

Friday Night Live! Huun Huur Tu

  • Fri, Jul 20
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - North Lawn

Huun Huur Tu are a music group from Tuva, a republic of Russia, near the Mongola-Russia border. The most distinctive characteristic of Huun Huur Tu's music is throat singing in which the singers sing both the note and the note's overtones, producing two or three notes simultaneously. The group primarily use native Tuvan instruments and play mostly indigenous Tuvan folk music, but are also known to experiment with western instruments and electronic music.