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The Keke reed
"Keke" is a free single beating reed instrument
of the Mandar people in Central Sulawesi.
The beating tongue used in this instrument is the same
like in the Egyptian Arghul or Arabian double flutes.
The origin of this instrument is a rice stock called
"Paluppung" which was coming from the Gowa kingdom.
The "Ke ke" can be played for simple amusement during
field work or harvest or to accompany ceremonial and
The four playing holes provide a simple scale which is
including many fast ornamentations.
* Video 01 *
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