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bamboo; L. 41.5cm
fingerholes: 4
range: ca. 2 oct. from f#; scale:slendro

A vertical duct flute, the upper end of which is a node of bamboo with a slight incision at the edge. A thin strip of bamboo is fitted around this so that a duct is formed. The breath passes through this to the flute. Used in gamelan ensemble music.

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