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  • John M. Schechter


An end-blown, straight trumpet, 2·5 to 6 metres long, played by male Araucanians (Mapuche) of southern-central Chile and Neuquén, Argentina. In the early 18th century the instrument was known as thouthouca or trompette; it may date back to the early 17th century. In its modern construction a stem of ...

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