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456 shinobue

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bamboo (medake); L. 47.5cm
fingerholes: 7
range: b-e""; "yonhon jōshi length"

Constructed simply of a piece of bamboo. Various lengths exist, and instruments are classified according to their basic pitch. Used in kabuki and nagauta as well as various folk performing arts.

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