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It is a 14 inch long wind instrument with eight finger holes and one thumb hole. It is native to Azerbaijan and is the successor of the Armenian duduk. It is made of either mulberry or walnut wood. It is operated similar to the flute.
Also known as: Balaman
Origin: Armenian duduk
More Info: https://www.revolvy.com/page/Balaban-%28instrument%29
Screen Appearance: Kamil Jalilov's recording of the song with balaban was included on the Voyager Golden Record, attached to the Voyager spacecraft as representing mugham, only Azerbaijani song included among many cultural achievements of humanity.
Disambiguation: Double reed wind instrument played similar to the flute, native to Azerbaijan