Differential use of Yatoka

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As one of the ancient musical instruments in our country, Yatoga has different usage methods for Mongolian people.

Differential use of Yatoka

1. The army mostly uses the fourteen-string Yatoka for military activities such as expeditions, battles and triumphs.

2. Thirteen strings of Yatoka are commonly used in the court and palaces for ceremonial activities such as welcoming guests, banquets, and sending them off.

3. Lama monasteries and folks use the twelve-string Yatoka for religious and festive activities such as sacrifice, chanting, and grand folk gatherings (Naadam).

According to legend, the Thirteen Strings Yatoka represents the unity of thirteen Mongolian tribes and thirteen official positions in ancient times.

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Yatoga (pinyin: yǎ tuō gá) is a Mongolian plucked stringed musical instrument, also known as zheng, and the Han people call it Mongolian zheng. There are differences in the use of Yatoka by all classes of the Mongolian people. The army mostly uses the 14-string Yatoka for military activities such as expeditions, battles and triumphs; the palace and the palace often use the thirteen-string Yatoka to welcome guests. In ceremonial activities such as banquets, banquets, and delivery; Lama monasteries and folk use the twelve-string Yatoka for religious and festive activities such as sacrifice, chanting, and folk grand gatherings (Naadam).

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