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351 rappa

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copper; L.20.1cm
lowest pitch: f#'

A reed horn used by Japanese tofu(soybean cake) vendors. The copper horn has a free reed covered with a mouthpiece. The sound produced by inhalation is approximately a whole tone higher than that produced by exhalation.

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