Name: Tanso.

Type: Notched Flute > Aerophone.

Region: Korea > Far East Asia.

Dimensions: Scale Length cm.

Acquisition Date: 2015.06.20 Saturday.

Acquisition Source: Korea, Randy Raine-Reusch.

Description: A notched flute of short length from Korea, since the introduction of Confucianism to the Korean Peninsula. In the geographical region of Far East Asia. Notched flutes are a family of aerophones (wind instruments) that include the tonso (Korea); xiao (China) and the shakuhachi (Japan). The much broader family of �notched flutes� includes the South American quena, although there is no direct relation between quena and these instruments.