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525 palwei

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bamboo; L. 42.0cm
fingerholes: 6
range: ca. 2 oct. from c"

The flue hole is partly covered with a piece of photographic film at the end of a long, slender duct. Used in the Burmese classical orchestra saing waing. Although it has a low volume capacity, the instrument gives our a clear, high pitched tone.

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