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      Name: Suling (Wikipedia)
      Wikidata item:  Q2997443
      External links:

      http://www.balimusicanddance.com/articles/what-is-a-suling.html

      http://vetter.sites.grinnell.edu/gamelan/suling/

       

      Disambiguation: a bamboo flute 
      Description: It is an end blown flute and can change in size (20cm to over 1m). The shorter the suling, the higher in pitch it is. 

      Types:

      • High-register suling
        • played solo/with a gamelan ensemble
        • most commonly used to accompany rindik, joged bumbung, angklung, arja and gong kebyar
        • most common type of flute
          • easier to play and require less breath. 
      • Mid-register suling
        • used to accompany gong suling, gong kebyar, pelegongan, bebarongan and semar pegulingan
        • played in pairs and tuned slightly out from each other
          • produces a humming sound and accentuates the melody
      • Low-register suling
        • only found in the gambuh ensemble
        • they need to have one end resting on the ground when played

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