Khamu open flute

Khamu musician Luang Prabang

open at both ends, two finger holes. . A characteristic of flute playing is the simultaneous humming or whispering of the performer.

Traditionally it was played by women to answer a call made by a man with a mouth harp. She would hum or whisper words while playing, using the flute as a resonating chamber

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