The bodies are 3-inch black pipe, ranging in size from 32 to 24 inches long the heads are rawhide, single-hooped under the rim. They tune, regardless of head tension, to half a chromatic scale, G to C. Played with felt mallets or superball beaters.

Click to hear a sound sample of the instrument: Tubes.

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