Transverse > Aerophone.
Vietnam > South East Asia.
Length 40-55 cm.
Source: Vietnam > Randy Raine-Reusch.
The sao is a transverse flute found in Vietnam. This instrument is
made from the very bottom of a bamboo tree. The nodes are cut from
the complete hollow length of the pipe. The diameter of the stem
varies in different sizes ranging from 1.5 cm to 2.0 cm. The
approximate length of the sao may range from 40 cm to 55 cm. The
mouthpiece is located nearest to the top of the flute. The sao has
6 finger holes.