The oldest flute ever discovered may be a fragment of the femur of a ... find of any
musical instrument in history, until a redating of flutes ...
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.
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
The history of the flute and flute-playing. ... flutist, composer, and industrialist,
invented the type of flute that became the basis ... His first metal cylinder flute (No.
Feb 27, 2000 ... The Origin of the Flute. (from The Native American Flute Book by Bob Edgar). told
by Carol Proudfoot-Edgar. Ancient stories and stone carvings ...
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
Brief Flute History. Prehistoric Flutes. The earliest known handcrafted musical
instrument has recently (2009) been found in the Hohle Fels cave, located 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 ...
According to one theory, origin of the family of end blown reed flutes of which
shakuhachi is a part, has been traced back as far as ancient Egypt and is ...
early 14c., from Old French flaut, flaute (musical) "flute" (12c.), from Old Provençal
flaut, which is of uncertain origin; perhaps imitative or from Latin flare "to blow" ...