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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

[Ge]

Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Bãy

Mireille Helffer.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Music. 108 words.

[bãycā, kvaku]

Small beaked duct flute of Nepal. The bamboo tube is about 25 cm long with a diameter of 2.5 cm. It has seven fingerholes and one thumbhole, giving a range of...

Tōr

Margaret J. Kartomi.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Music. 107 words.

[toor]

Large round or oval wooden percussion block of the Yos Sudarso Bay (Humboldt Bay) and Lake Sentani areas of eastern Papua, Indonesia. The block was dropped from the...

Mambabores

Jeremy Montagu.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Music. 75 words.

Bamboo idiochord tube zither of the Cenderawasih Bay Islands, in Papua, Indonesia. A small piece of bamboo under each end of the single ‘string’ raises it from the surface while a...