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Sahunay

Group: Taosug

The piece of bamboo with the cut out reed was lost during storage
in the depots of the museum. The reed's blade is on the lower side.
Photographs copyright: F. de Jager

Classification

Pipe with reed (clarinet): aerophone

Description

Tube with six fingerholes; mouth piece of bamboo with cut out reed; mouth shield made of coconut shell; bell made of leaf (probably bamboo) and blue plastic ribbon.

Dimensions:
Total length: 28,4 cm. diam. tube with fingerholes: 0,65 cm. widest diam bell: 3,7 cm.

Remarks

Ethnic group: Taosug
Location: Sulu archipelago (muslim south)

Similar instruments are played by:
- Kalingga, North Luzon; Patottot


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