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  5. Sound Devices (hierarchy name)
  6. sound devices (equipment)
  7. [sound devices by acoustical characteristics]
  8. aerophones
  9. reeds (aerophones)
  10. reedpipes (confined aerophones)
  11. [reedpipes with double reed]
  12. [reedpipes with double reed: with conical bore]
  13. shawms
  14. surnais
Scope note
Shawms of southern Asia, particularly Kashmir, consisting of a wood pipe of conical bore with an integral bell, seven fingerholes and one thumbhole, a metal staple to carry the reed, and a pirouette. The reed is held in the mouth when played.
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024