Name: Selingup.

Type: Nose Flute > Aerophone.


Region: Borneo > South East Asia.

Acquisition Date:

Acquisition Source: Borneo > Randy Raine-Reusch.



Description: The selingup is a small short length thin diameter light weight flute. It is played by the Kenya-Kayan people in the Malaysian side of Borneo. The selingup is played by both men and women. Once the selingup was regarded as a sacred instrument it was played during funerary rights, ceremonies and courtship. The selingup is capable of playing two octaves.












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