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pandean-pipes

panpipe

[pan-pahyp]
or syrinx

Romanian panpipe; in the Horniman Museum, London

Wind instrument consisting of pipes of different lengths made of cane (less often wood, clay, or metal) arranged in a row. It is blown across the top, each pipe producing a different note. The panpipe dates from circa 2000 BC and is found worldwide, especially in eastern Africa, South America, and Melanesia.

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