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date: 14 November 2019

Gugucu [gūgūchū]locked

  • Carol M. Babiracki

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[gūgūchū]

Small pyramid-shaped or conical hollow earthen mirliton of the Uraon tribal group of southern Bihar, India; it was known in the early decades of the 20th century. The narrow end of the instrument, which stood 15 to 22.5 cm tall, was covered with a spider’s web and the players sang through an opening in the opposite end. The ...

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