Clariophone. Attributed to Gebr. Ludwig (?). Date: ca. 1900. Geography: Zwota-Sachsen?, Germany.
Suona Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911) Date: late 19th–early 20th Century Geography: China Culture: Chinese Medium: Wood, metal
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The sho, the Japanese mouth organ descended from the Chinese sheng, is used in gagaku (court music). Air blown through the projecting mouthpiece circulates through the lacquer air chamber activating tiny rectangular metal reeds mounted in the sides of some of the tubes