Name: Subu
Type: Chordophones > Lutes >
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.321.
Country: Thailand & Myanmar
Region: South East Asia

Description: The subu (Lisu subu or sung Lisu) is a lute with a snakeskin head used by the Lisu people, who are a small minority group living in the hills of Northern Thailand and often referred to as one of the hill tribes.

Citations: Bibliography: Websites: wmic / subu Lisu article ;