412.132 Sets of free reeds

Mouth organ, local name lachi, Akha people, Northern Thailand. Gourd wind chest with integral mouthpipe. Five bamboo pipes fixed into the gourd with black wax, each with a fingerhole. The pipes act as acoustic couplers to the free reeds inside the gourd.

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