- Nguyen Thuyet Phong
Plosive aerophone of the Jarai people of Vietnam. It is a bamboo tube 80 to 100 cm long and 4 to 5 cm in diameter, open at both ends. Performance requires three players: one holds the bamboo tube at the middle; the second claps his hands in front of one end (without touching it); the third modifies the sounds by closing and opening the other end, using complex rotating movements of the hand. Several different rhythmic formulae are commonly played....