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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 ...

Flute History - Gemeinhardt


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.

Flutekids - History of the 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 magic ...

History of the Flute


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 ...

A Flute Historical Timeline - Mostly Wind


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, ...

The History and Process of the Development of the Modern Flute


Theobald Boehm were the two major contributors to the flute's technological developments. ... The Flute: A Study of its History, Development, and Construction.

Brief Flute History - Serenity Bamboo Flute


Brief Flute History. Prehistoric Flutes. The earliest known handcrafted musical instrument has recently (2009) been found in the Hohle Fels cave, located in ...

FluteHistory - JLPublishing


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 ...

A Brief History of the Native American Flute - Flutopedia.com


This is a brief history of the Native American flute, touching on some of the key developments and turning points. Follow links from this page to go deeper in any  ...

What is an Irish flute? (Pt. 1) - The Standing Stones


Is there such a thing as an 'Irish flute'? And if there is, what is it and where did it come from? The full answer requires us to look at the long history of the flute.

Western concert flute
The Western concert flute is a transverse (side-blown) woodwind instrument made of metal or wood. It is the most common variant of the flute. A musician who  ... More »
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History - Vienna Symphonic Library


History. The flute is one of the oldest musical instruments of all and is regarded as the first ever wind instrument. It has been in use at least since the Stone Age.

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The history of the flute and flute-playing. Includes information about players, makers, composers, and instruments of the past 800 years. Text articles, pictures  ...

flute Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about flute


Get information, facts, and pictures about flute at Encyclopedia.com. ... History. Flutes have existed since prehistoric times. A fragment of a cave bear thigh bone  ...