Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Musical instruments

flute

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Flute

Bahi

Most communities in Assam

Bamboo

Max. Length: 35 cm, Circumference: 11 cm

Good

This is an aerophone wind musical instrument which produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening. It has seven finger holes and one embouchure hole, and is used predominantly in the folk and classical music in Assam.