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203 kayagŭm

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body: paulownia; L.142.0cm
strings: 12, silk
range: f-c'' (in folk music)
tuning(for sanjo): F-B-c-f-g-b-c'-d'-f'-g'-b'-c''

Also called kayago. The right end of the instrument is placed in the player's lap. Struck with the fingers of the right hand. Played as a solo instrument, in ensembles, and for self-accompanied songs. The model in the archives is a folk instrument.

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