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date: 17 October 2019


  • Raymond Ammann


Idiophone of Vanuatu. It is a bundle of dried bamboo struckto accompanydance. Bue in many languages of Vanuatu means‘bamboo’, and the term is often part of the name of panpipes and slit drums made from bamboo. On many islands several bamboo stalks 3 to 4 metres long lie on the flooror are set in forked sticks; in the latter case, the musicians can stand while striking the ...

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