Palayu (Bamar)

Name: Palayu

Description: A type of flute with both ends open. The wide hole near the blowing end is covered by a thin piece of material, usually a small strip of film negative bounded by a rubber band to the flute. There are seven holes on top and one hold underneath. The palayu comes in varying sizes and materials such as bamboo, metal, and pvc.

Materials: bamboo, metal, pvc

Ethnolinguistic Group: Bamar

Place: Yangon, Myanmar

Date Collected: December 2015

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