Type: Aerophones > Flutes > Open Ended > Notched.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.111.12
Region: Far East Asia.
Specimen: 2 in collection.
Acquisition Source: Value Village, Hastings Sunrise & Randy Raine-Reusch @ asza.com.
Description: The danso [in Hangul: 단소 in Hanja: 短簫] also spelled tanso is a notched, end-blown vertically held bamboo flute that is used in Korean folk music. It is traditionally made of bamboo, but since the 20th century it has also been made of plastic.