Khloy

Name: Khloy.
Type: Aerophones > Flutes > Duct >
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Country: Cambodia.
Region: South East Asia.

Khloy
Khloy

Description: The khloy [in Khmer: ខ្លុយ, Burmese: ပုလွေ, In IPA: Khmer pronunciation [kʰloj] is an ancient traditional bamboo flute from Cambodia and more specifically the Khmer people. The khloy is a duct flute and has two sizes: smaller, higher-pitched [khloy ek] and larger, lower-pitched [khloy thomm].

 

 

 

 

Citations: Bibliography: Sam-Ang, Sam [2008] “The Khmer People of Cambodia”. In Miller, Terry E.; Williams, Sean [eds.]. The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music. New York, US: Taylor & Francis. p. 97 ; Websites: