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. 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.
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 ...
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 ...
Carved of bone about 30,000 years ago and found in a cave in northern France,
the instrument had an unknown number of holes when intact. Music, an integral ...
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
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