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date: 18 November 2019

Kub twg (‘buffalo horn’)locked

  • Terry E. Miller

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(‘buffalo horn’)

Side-blown free-reed aerophone of the Hmong people of Laos, northern Vietnam, northeast Thailand, and southern China. It consists of a buffalo horn or sometimes a bamboo tube closed at one end; the reed is affixed in the middle of the horn and two notes a fifth apart can be produced. Some examples with fingerholes are played melodically. The ...

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