Dizi (笛子 )


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In addition to the blow hole and finger holes, the dizi, also know as di, has an extra hole covered with a membrane or a tissue-thin piece of bamboo which produces apoignant buzzing tone. There may also be a number of vent holes at the end from which tassels are frequently hung. A poem decorates the surface of this bamboo flute.

Dizi (笛子 ), Bamboo, ivory, Chinese

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