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Dudungalocked

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One-string plucked lute of Orissa, eastern India. It has a large gourd resonator with snakeskin soundtable, and a long slender bamboo neck with a tuning peg to which the single string is attached. It used by (usually female) shamans (alekh gurumai) as a mononous, repetitive accompaniment to trance-inducing vocal rituals. The Joria of Koraput call the same instrument ...

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