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date: 14 November 2019

T’rưng [tơ-rưng]locked

  • Trân van Khê
  • , revised by Nguyen Thuyet Phong

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[tơ-rưng]

Xylophone of the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The 7 to 20 bamboo tubes hang obliquely from two strings on a bamboo frame and are cut in specific ways to tune them, either with the tube partly cut away to the correct length, leaving a long tongue to fit the frame, or with slots of the appropriate length cut into the side of the tube. The ...

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