Reigrut_MU205_reaction1.docx - Kirsten Reigrut Prof Schulenberg MU205 Reaction Paper#1 https\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=3uEKfI9-D4 \u201cJonny Plays

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Kirsten Reigrut Prof. Schulenberg MU205 09/21/19 Reaction Paper #1 “Jonny Plays Traditional Lao Khaen Melodies with Master Somdee” The Khaen referred to in the textbook as “A bamboo free-reed mouth organ from Northeast Thailand and Laos” (Miller&Shahriar, 103) is featured in this piece. This example also includes a “phi flute”. This instrument is unique because a “Phi Flute is created from a fixed measurement within the flute so that the length, bore size, tuning holes, fingering holes, thumb holes, embouchure, wall thickness are all relevant to Phi in both size and placement” (Pennington, Vance. “Phi Flute.” Phi Flute - World Flutes, 2001, - Flute.html .) Also heard is an Idiophone, not clearly defined by the publisher of the video, but heard consistently striking within the piece. Along with a Membranophone. You only see the players of the Khaen and the phi flute in the first example (0;00-1;06) which is what I will be
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