private collection. Baku.
boyuk naghara is also called the "kos naghara"
or "wedding naghara" in some regions of
This kind of naghara is larger in diameter and height.
The boyuk naghara is never used alone, but always
in combination with the jura naghara. Its technical
capabilities are more limited as compared to the other
types of nagharas.
instrument is played on both sides with two wooden
sticks, The large kos naghara is not used nowadays,
but a smaller version is used in ensembles of zurna
players. A naghara of this kind is used only in the
body of the instrument is cylindrical and made of
firm wood. The skin is stretched over the two sides
of the body. Its diameter is 400-450 mm, and its height
is 500-550 mm.