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Is a musical instrument of airophonic family, air driving branch of Viet majority. The body of flute is made from a bamboo section of 30 - 55 cm length, 5 - 11 cm diameter. From the middle of flute's body, 4 rectangle-shape holes are pierced for bounding to the kite's body. At both end of the flute's body, 2 blowing-holes of rectangle-shape are located for the wind putting in. The stronger the wind putting in, the higher the kite is go up to make the sounds are more sonorous.
Text and Photos courtesy by Vietnam Datacommunication Company (VDC)
and Vietnamese Institute for Musicology (V.I.M)