- Gert-Matthias Wegner
- and Simonne Bailey
Trumpet of central and eastern Nepal. The conical copper tube comprises two telescoping sections extending to about 137 cm long. The Annapurna karnāl of central Nepal has a flared bell, and the Kalaśa karnāl of eastern Nepal has a bowl-shaped bell. The integral mouthpiece is a shallow wide-rimmed cup about 3 cm in diameter, made from two layers of copper. These trumpets are played singly or in pairs by Damāi musicians as part of the ...