The nose flute is a popular musical instrument played in Polynesia and the Pacific Rim countries. Other versions are found in Africa, China, and India.
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... Although Nguru are commonly known as nose flutes, it is only the smaller instruments that can be played with the nose, more commonly Nguru are played with the mouth ... The Māori kōauau ponga ihu, a gourd nose flute, was also part of the nose flute tradition note that a similarly constructed gourd nose flute, ipu ho kio kio was also used ... The maker would form a nose hole in the neck (or stem) of the gourd, by cutting off the neck at a fairly small cross section ...
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