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Alastair Dick

Mauri dizau Oboe of the Dimacha Kachari people of Nagaland, northeast India. It has an externally conical wooden pipe, a large flaring bell, and a lip disc on the staple, and is played for folk dances together with the cylindrical drum kharan dizau.

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denoting the same instrument) are still found, especially in eastern and central India. They include mahurī (Bengal and Orissa), mohorī (Orissa and Assam), mohurī (Madhya Pradesh), mvāhlī (Nepal), morī (Karnataka), kā tang-muri (Meghalaya state, formerly Assam), and mauri dizau (Nagaland). Elsewhere—as mahuḍī (Tamil Nadu) and mahuvar (Gujarat)—the term can denote a double clarinet. Bibliography Śārṅgadeva : Saṅgītaratnākara (13th century), ed. S. Subrahmanya Sastri , vol.3 (Madras, 1951) N.A. Jairazbhoy : ‘A Preliminary