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date: 11 December 2019


  • Arsenio Nicolas


(1) End-blown nose flute of the Bontok people, northern Luzon, Philippines. It is made of bamboo, about 50 cm long. A small blowhole is burned in the node at the proximal end. A high thumbhole and three fingerholes are also burned into the tube. Commonly, one nostril is closed by the thumb to strengthen the air pressure from the other. Similar types in highland northern Luzon include the ...

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