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348 pau

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China(south)=Miao, Hani, Yi
bamboo pipe; L. 58 cm
metal, single reed
7 fingerholes in front, 1 in back
range: g-c♯'

The instrument is held horizontally. With his lips, the player completely covers the mouthhole into which a free reed has been inserted. The reed is made to vibrate by both inhaling and exhaling.

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