Throat singing is a talent learned by few in Mongolian and isregardedas a great skillful art. The unique sounds produced through this technique are excuisite.Throat singers use a technique of circular breathing so it seems that never take breath in a song lasting up to 3-4 minutes.
Mongolian khoomii involves producing two simultaneous tones with the human voice. It is a difficult skill requiring special ways of breathing. One tone comes out as a whistle -like sound, the result of locked breath in the chest being forced out through the throat in a specific way, while a lower tone sounds as a base. Khoomii is considered musical art rather than singing because it uses one's throat as an instrument.