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date: 13 November 2019

Sulin [pipiao, pipiau]locked

  • Andrew C. McGraw

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[pipiao, pipiau]

Duct flute of Siberut, Mentawai, Indonesia. It is an end-blown bamboo pipe about 75 cm long, played solo for death ceremonies (simamatei). A Malayan variety called serdun has a thumbhole and three fingerholes and is held obliquely.

M.H. Rahz: Musik Mentawai: Kajian Seni Pertunjukan (Bandung, 1998).

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