422.111.2 (Single) reedpipes with double (or quadruple) reeds with cylindrical bore with fingerholes

Mey, reedpipe with cylindrical bore, made of wood stained black.

The mey can be used to accompany singing, as a prelude or interlude the vocal line. It is normally played indoors, paired with the dümbelek goblet drum. Sometimes the player will shake the mey to create a vibrato sound.

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