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date: 18 November 2019

Pey prabauh [pay a]locked

  • Terry E. Miller

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Oboe of Cambodia. The cylindrical body, about 30 cm long, is of wood or bamboo and has a large double reed about 8 cm long inserted into the upper end. Above the seven fingerholes, there is often another hole covered with a membrane of the thin inner lining of bamboo to add a buzzing effect (mirliton). It is used exclusively in village ensembles for spirit ceremonies and weddings. The Chinese ...

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