CLASSIFICATION: aerophone, open tube flute, end blown flute, wind instrument
Western Equivalent – flute
HISTORY: The gudi is a replica of the instrument unearthed in Hemudu in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. It was used in ancient times for bird-hunting.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: The gudi are made from the ulnae of the red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis Millen) and have 5, 6, 7 and 8 finger holes.
See Also[Chinese] bangdi
[Chinese] dong xiao
Last Updated: 2013-05-01 04:57:07