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602 zurna

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wood, with a tube inserted in the upper end; L. 38.3cm
fingerholes: front 7, back 1; ornamental holes: 7 on the bell

The instrument is played by means of circular breathing technique so as to produce a continuous loud sound. Its primary use is for wedding and other festival dance accompaniment, in particular for outdoor performances. Usually used in conjunction with davul drums.

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