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Chinese cheng

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Another curious wind-instrument of high antiquity, the cheng, is still in use. Formerly it had either 13, 19, or 24 tubes, placed in a calabash; and a long curved tube served as a mouth-piece. In olden time it was called yu.

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Musical Instruments
Written by Carl Engel
Published in 1875
Available from gutenberg.org
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