Klui Phiang Aw
Khlui Phiang Aw is a medium-size traditional Thai flute. It is a reedless aerophone with 7 finger holes and onet humb hole, generally made of bamboo or hardwood. At mouth piece there is a solid wooden block with a small aperture instead of a reed. Khlui Phiang Aw has both traditional and Western Chromatic Tuning. It is the most popular among all Thai instruments and is widely used for recreational purposes. Our service has both traditional and western chromatic tuning.
Khlui Lib is the smallest traditional Thai flute, classified as high pitch reedless aerophone. It was invented to play along with Khlui Phiang Aw in bands and ensembles. It is considered as the leading instrument in Thai ensembles because of its pitch and its distinct sound. Khlui lib has both traditional and western chromatic tuning. It usually tuned in D, Eb, or F higher than Khlui Phiang Aw, with the Eb Khlui as the most common among Khlui lib.
The Klui Muang is a kind of Northern Thai flute, also called Klui Taad in norther dialect. It is generally similar to Klui Lib. The tube is pierced with 7 round holes which the player press his fingers to open or close in order to produce sounds. It produces sharp high-pitched sound, usually played to harmoniously mix with other kinds of instruments.
Khlui u is the largest traditional Thai flute in khlui family, it is alto version of the khlui phiang aw. It produces soft low calm timbre, mainly producing the long sustained sounds.
Unlike Khlui phiang aw and Khlui lib, Khlui u has only 6 tone holes. It usually tuned in Eb, F, or G (lower than Khlui phiang aw). There are both traditional and western chromatic tuned Khlui u.
Wot or Isan Panpipes is a circular panpipe made of bamboo trunk, used in Laos and Isan region of Thailand. In general, the sound is generated by blowing. while blowing, the musician has to turn Wot to proper angles in order to produce the desired musical sounds.
The standard Wot is composed of 13 pieces of wood that can make five notes following the Isan scales. The pitches are tuned in harmony with the pitches of Khaen or Pong Lang.