Armenian Duduk:
Complete Method and Repertoire

The 3rd Edition of Armenian Duduk Method is the only trilingual comprehensive and easy-to-use guide designed for anyone interested in playing Armenian Duduk from the complete novice just learning the basics to the more advanced player. Learn to play or enrich your repertoire with over 250 songs from different music genres including such duduk standards as “Hovern Enkan”, “Machkal”, “Eshkhemet” and much more.

Armenian Duduk repertoire

Armenian Duduk Method is the only trilingual method book on the market that offers beginning students and experienced professionals over 250 pages of curriculum and engaging music selection, all carefully selected by Georgy Minasyan, The Honored Artist of The Republic of Armenia, to successfully start aspiring players on their musical journey to the world of duduk.

Designed for teachers and students

The book guides both teachers and students with wealth of materials to develop total duduk musicianship, from the very beginning stages. It features both familiar songs and specially designed exercises, created and arranged in a way to focus student on the unique characteristics of this beautiful instrument.

Well structured for success

The book is divided into four sections. The first section aims to teach the beginners to perform smoothly and correctly read the notes. Section II fixes and further builds on the skills gained in Section I by adding competence of correct performance of folk and gussan songs, dance melodies, and spiritual music. Sections III and IV include ensembles and mughams – the pearls of Eastern culture along with their audio tracks accessible online.

Accent on achievement

Section one includes major scales and scale studies, minor scales, chromatic scales, arpeggios and articulation.  It allows the aspiring duduk musician to practice a variety of musical and technical skills simultaneously, thus unifying their airflow approach and getting the best value for their practice time.

Rich repertoire

Many great performers have proven that this instrument can be successfully used for playing not only traditional Armenian music, but also jazz, symphonic or chamber music from different periods just as well as any other musical instrument. Enrich your repertoire with over 250 songs from different music genres including such duduk standards as Hovern Enkan, Machkal, Eshkhemet and much more.