end blown flute

A Mevlevî kiz ney, end-blown flute. The instrument is constructed of a stem of a large reed with 9 internodes. There are two brass ferrules at either end. The proximal end is surmounted by the obtusely conical baspari mouthpiece of black plastic. The instrument has six fingerholes and one thumbhole, approx. 70mm above the level of the highest fingerhole. The instrument was originally built for a left-handed player, and the (right-handed) donor plugged the original thumbhole and cut out another one.

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