589 mey

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Turkey (Easten Anatolia)
wood; L. 43.1cm
double-reed: reed
fingerholes: front 6, back 2
range: ca. 10th from b

The player places his mouth over about one-third of the large reed. Played without breaks in the sound, by means of circular breathing technique. Used in accompanying folk song and dance. Because of its relatively low-pitched and soft sound, it is used for indoor styles of music.

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