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475 bangdi

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bamboo; L. 31.4cm
fingerholes: 6 ; soundhole: 1
range: e"-f""; "A pipe"

A transverse flute with a bamboo membrane over a resonance hole, which produces a buzzing effect. Between this hole and the mouth hole the instrument is split into an upper and lower section. Played as a solo instrument as well as in chamber ensembles.

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