421.142.2 Stopped sets of notch-flutes or panpipes

So, panpipes used in Buddhist ritual honouring Confucius. Sixteen metal pipes in a wooden wing-shaped frame, decorated with mother of pearl inlay and two beaded tassels.

The so are the traditional panpipes of Korea. They are used in Buddhist ceremonies honouring Confucius, where they play long, equally spaced notes in the ritual music known as aak. This example was acquired from the National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts in Seoul.

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