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597 sahnai

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wood, with a metal bell; L. 47.0cm
fingerholes: 7
range: ca. 2 oct. from d#'

An oboe played exclusively by the Muslims of India. Used as a solo instrument in classical music, in mosques, for wedding processionals, as well as for folk dance and theatrical.

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