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Peru, Boliviai
reed; L. 40.3cm
fingerholes: front 6, back 1
range: 1 1/2 oct. from f#

An end-blown flute. The player's breath is directed into a U-shaped incision in the upper end of the pipe. The pipe is open at both ends. A thin piece of fabric is wrapped around the pipe just below the blowning edge. Played both as a solo instrument and in ensembles.

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