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date: 15 November 2019

Gudi (Chin.: ‘bone flute’)locked

  • François Picard

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(Chin.: ‘bone flute’)

Bone flutes used nowadays by the Tajik, Kirghiz, and Tibetan peoples may also be called naoer or yingdi (‘eagle flute’). The Tajik flute is an oblique rim-blown bird bone, about 24 to 28 cm long and 1.5 cm in diameter, with three fingerholes. Bone flutes have been excavated in present-day Tibet, Gansu, Qinghai, Yunnan, Sichuan, and Xinjiang provinces. Others, mainly with seven fingerholes, from about 6000 ...

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