Torotot (Pinatubo Ayta)



Name:  Torotot

Classification:  Opem flute

Description:  A node of bamboo is cut leaving both sides open.  A crack runs halfway the length of the body of the instrument.  It is played by blowing on one end and running one hand along the crack to vary the pitch.

Materials:  bamboo

Ethnolinguistic Group:  Pinatubo Ayta

Place:  Iba, Zambales

Date Collected: 1997

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