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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 475 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SHORT PIPE. DRONE PIPE. Without ad- With shortest With short- With long- ditional joint. additional est and est addi- joint. medium ad- bona( ditional joints. joint. The total length of the shorter pipe, including the mouthpiece, is 0.435 m.; of the longer pipe, without additional joints, 0.555 M. An Egyptian arghoul,s presented by the khedive to the Victoria and Albert Museum, measures 4 ft. 82 in, For further information see Victor Loret, L'Egypte au temps des Pharaons (Paris, 1889), 8vo, pp. 139, 143, 144 G. A. Villoteau, Description historique technique et litteraire des instruments. de musique des orientaux (Description de l'Egypte, Paris, 1823, tome xiii. PP. 456–473). (K. S.)
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