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416 qassāba

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Arab countreis
reed; L. 30.0cm
fingerholes: 6
range: c'- d'''

An end-blown flute with a finely carved edge around the blowing hole. The player holds the instrument at a slight angle. Used to accompany folk songs and dances at wedding ceremonies, festivals, and the like.

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