Instruments

Reed pipe

Reed pipe is an old slovene traditional instrument. It is known by a number of folk names depending of the different parts of Slovenia where people were making and playing them. There are two traditional varieties of reed pipe. One variety is made with tubes on bosth sides with the longest tube in the middle and the other is made on only one side with the tubes descending.

How to play a reed pipe? Press the reed pipe on the lower lip, so that you touch the chin at the same time. Push the upper lip over the lower lip and blow in the tubes.

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