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date: 14 November 2019

Sundari [sunari]locked

  • Andrew C. McGraw

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[sunari]

Aeolian flute of Bali and Java, Indonesia. It is a stalk of dried bamboo, 10 to 20 metres long, with one or more slits about 10 cm long by 1 cm wide cut into the middle of its uppermost internodes. The inside of the wall is cut away from the incision at a 45-degree angle, creating a sharp edge on both sides that catches the wind. In Bali some slits are cut in the shape of crosses or stars. ...

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