The oldest flute ever discovered may be a fragment of the femur of a juvenile
cave bear, with two to four holes, found at Divje Babe in ...
While the term "flute" refers to a broad number of instruments which are found in
many different cultures, we will be exploring the history of our modern flute.
History of the flute. Japanese Flutes The oldest flutes found, are thousands of
years old and made of bones. These flutes were used during hunting and in
The "flute family" is the oldest in the category of woodwind instruments.
Throughout history the size of the tube along the flutes length has evolved in
respect to its ...
300 B.C. - Artwork containing pictures of flutes proves evidence of horizontally
held instruments being played in western Europe, Asia, and the middle east.
Theobald Boehm were the two major contributors to the flute's technological
developments. ... The Flute: A Study of its History, Development, and
1670 - Three-piece, 1-keyed flute in "D" appears in Jean Baptiste Lully's famous
orchestra in France. More changes: conical bore (tapers down to middle, ...
Brief Flute History. Prehistoric Flutes. The earliest known handcrafted musical
instrument has recently (2009) been found in the Hohle Fels cave, located in ...
Flute History. The evolution of the European Transverse Flute. neadflute.gif (7086
bytes). Neanderthal Bone Flute ca. 50,000 B.C.. Found by Dr. Ivan Turk, of the ...
In 2008 fragments of flutes made from mammoth tusks were found in caves in
Germany. In one of those caves a broken flute in 12 pieces was found made from