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rgya-gling; oboe

The rgya-gling is a double reed instrument used in Tibetan Buddhist rituals. The playing technique involves enclosing the whole reed within the mouth and circular breathing to create a continuous air flow through the instrument. The finger holes are covered using the second joint of each finger. Rgya-gling are always played in pairs. Rgya-gling, one of a pair with 24.8.56/41. This instrument has …