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bamboo; L. 14.7cm
A piece of bamboo tube split partically lengthwise and carved out to varying widths. The lower end is closed by a node of the bamboo. The player opens the narrowly-cut portion of the lower half with both hands and then sounds the instrument sharply by the force of the bamboo's elasticity. Used as a rththm instrument in the Burmese classical orchestra saing waing.
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