(Теленка) - (Telynka, Tilinca, Tylynka)
- primitive form of dentsivka
The pitch produced from the instrument is changed by placing a finger into the open end of the pipe and covering this opening by a half or third etc. and also by the strength of the players breathe.
Its length is approximately 35 to 40 cm (14 to 16 in), although instruments can range up to 60 cm (24 in) in length.
This instrument is also found in Romania especially in the areas bordering with Bukovyna area where it is known as the tilinca.
- Humeniuk, A. - Ukrainski narodni muzychni instrumenty - Kyiv: "Naukova dumka", 1967
- Mizynec, V. - Ukrainian Folk Instruments - Melbourne: Bayda books, 1984
- Cherkasky, L. - Ukrainski narodni muzychni instrumenty // Kyiv: "Tekhnika", 2003 - 262 pages. ISBN 966-575-111-5