Type: Aerophones > Flutes > Duct.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 421.211.12
Region: South East Asia.
Description: An end-blown duct flute of the Jah Hut people of Pahang in Peninsular Malaysia. It is a type of suling. The melodies played on this flute constitute a specific repertory of tunes connected to Jah Hut stories.
Construction: The bamboo tube is about 28 cm in length and has seven equidistant finger-holes and a thumbhole. The blowing end is partially plugged with a piece of wood leaving a duct 2 cm wide.
Citations: Bibliography: Websites: Patricia Matusky Nabat Article / Grove Dictionary Online ;