Trembita


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Trembita

 

a Ukrainian wind instrument. The trembita is a type of valveless wooden trumpet up to 3 m in length and about 30 mm in diameter, flaring slightly at the bell. The trembita produces a full, resonant tone. It is used mainly by Hutzul shepherds.

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