Short Description: A Korean end-blown vertical bamboo flute with a notch.
Also Known As: Tongso
Similar to: Xiao, Shakuhachi, Daegeum
Material: Tungso is traditionally made of thick, aged bamboo.
Historical Use: Tungso was mainly used in court music in South Korea until the mid-Joseon Era. However, starting late 19th century and early 20th century, it became a more widely used instrument in public.