422.112 (Single) reedpipes with double (or quadruple) reeds with conical bore

Oboe (local name 'Teretee') with brass bell and bamboo body, with a reed attached by twisted cotton cord.

The teretee or pane is the main melody instrument for traditional Sora dance music. The fingers of the left hand stop the the upper three holes, the right fingers the lower holes. A pair of these instruments is usually played in the kading-pane ensemble, with a frame drum kading and a kettledrum. The kading-pane ensemble was traditionally reserved for Sora celebrations honouring the dead, but it also now accompanies dance songs and music at weddings and government-sponsored festivals.

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