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505 chŏttae

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Korea (southern region)
bamboo; L. 68.5cm
fingerholes: 6 for flute section, 6 for recorder section
ornamental holes: 4
range: ca. 3 oct. from b" for flute section, ca. 3 oct. from c' for recorder section

A combination of transverse flute and recorder, used in folk performing arts of the Millyan Chŏnju region. The two pipes are rarely played simultaneously. Rather, a single player blows on one at a time, alternating rapidly between the two. The name of the instrument is also a general term for bamboo flute.

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