Name: Minteki.
Type: Aerophones > Flutes > Transverse.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.121.12
Country: Japan.
Region: Far East Asia.

Description: The minteki [in Japanese kanji: 明笛; also called shinteki [in kanji: 清笛] is a Japanese transverse flute or fue. It was first introduced to Japan from China in 1629. It is found in minshingaku [明清楽] ensembles.


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