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bamboo; L. 82.4cm
a slit in the tube functions as a soundhple strings: 6, idiochoed

An idiochord tube zither which is also called kolitong. A bamboo tube into whose surface narrow lengthwise cuts have been made so as to form strings, under which small bridges have been inserted. The instrument is played either by strik-ing with a stick or by plucking.

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