584 daguanzi

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wood; L. 24.1cm
double-reed: reed; fingerholes: front 7, back 2
range: ca. 2 oct. from d; "G pipe"

The pipe is held vertically and the fingerholes are covered with the fingers of both hands. A loud volume is generally produced, but a considerable degree of dynamic variation is possible. Pitched one octave lower than the guanzi. One of the principal instruments in wind and percussion ensembles, and in theatrical accompaniment ensembles.

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