354 tongali

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Philippines (Luzon)=Kalinga
body: bamboo; L. 61.5cm
fingerholes: front 3, back 1
range: B-f'

One end of the pipe is cut at a node of the bamboo, and a blowing hole is cut in the center of the node. The player holds the flute at an angle and places the blowing hole against one nostril, then directs breath into the flutes through his nose. A solo instrument played only by men for courting and funeral.

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