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date: 14 November 2019

Tet htet woo [long-leak]locked

  • Gavin Douglas

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[long-leak]

Transverse flute of the Taungyo people of south-western Shan State, Myanmar. It is made of bamboo about 80 cm long with an almost centrally placed embouchure hole. Opening and closing the open ends produces five pitches. Played indoors for entertainment, it is usually accompanied by a gong (maung) and a pair of hand bells. It is decorated with red tassels and carved with astrologically significant symbols....

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