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ivory; L. 31.0cm
reed: metal
pitch: c"

An elephnt tusk with a hole in the middle of its surface. A metal plate, from which protrudes an incised flap or reed approximately 2cm in length, is fixed with wax. The player supports the instrument horizontally with both hands and blows into the path with the reed. Used in festival music ensembles and for entertainment.

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Music Department, Tokyo National University of the Arts, 12-8 Ueno Kouen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8714, Japan