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date: 19 November 2019

Neku [ghvarneku]locked

  • Mireille Helffer
  • , revised by Gert-Matthias Wegner
  •  and Simonne Bailey

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[ghvarneku]

Horn of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. It is a buffalo horn about 60 cm long, decorated with silver. A hole is made in the tip, and a 15-cm-long piece of bamboo is placed in the hole to form a mouthpiece. It is played, often in pairs (‘mother’ and ‘father’), during Newar Buddhist processions in Patan during the month of Gũlā (July/August)....

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