Type: Idiophones > Lamellaphones > Jawharps > Tension.
Hornbostel Sachs No#: 121.222
Region: Far East Asia.
Description: The Mukkuri [ムックリ] is a traditional Japanese plucked idiophone indigenous to the Ainu. The Mukkuri is made from bamboo and is 10 cm long and 1.5 cm wide.
Citations: Nihon Kōso Kyōkai [Japan Broadcasting Company] ed. Ainu Dentõ Ongaku [Traditional Ainu Music] Tokyo 1965 ; Websites: Randy Raine-Reusch @ asza.com [Mukkuri article] ;