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581 hichiriki

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bamboo; L. 18.0cm
fingerholes: front 7, back 2
range: f'-a"

Expect for the part with fingerholes, the bamboo pipe has been wrapped with birch bark and painted with lacquer. A double reed cut out of rather thick reed cane has been inserted in the top of the instrument. Used in gagaku.

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