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The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group. Unlike woodwind ..... Most are made of bamboo, but can come in wood, jade, bone, and iron.

FluteInfo.com - Origin of the Flute


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 ...



The flute has been around for a very long time, but the first metal flute was ... The flute didn't always look the way it does now, it used to be made out of wood.

Flutekids - History of the flute


Until the middle ages flutes were played by hunters, shepherds, musicians in festive occasions and from the 13th century on also by soldiers. Did you know that ...

Origin of the Flute - ShamanicVisions


Feb 27, 2000 ... The material posted here is derived from The Native American Flute Book by Bob Edgar. ... But he could not make it sing, no matter what he did.

Pan Flute - Ancient History Encyclopedia


The pan flute or panpipes (syrinx) was a musical wind instrument first used by the ancient Greeks. Most commonly played by shepherds, the earliest...

A Worldwide History of the Pan Flute - Douglas Bishop


Evidence of the existence of the straight-formed Greek pan flute (syrinx) around .... The archaeological record suggests these pan flute forms originated from the ...

History of the Pan Flute - Pan-Flute.Com


It can be said with certainty that the pan flute originated in several places ... He did many concert tours in France, England, Poland, Egypt, China, Russia and the  ...

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


The story of how the Native American flute developed is relatively sparse on facts , ... shed light on the question “How did this wonderful instrument come to be?”.

Boehm flutes


In a letter (dated 1871) to J. S. Broadwood, Boehm writes "I did as well as any ..... was that of the Boehm flute just because the instrument originated before then.

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Flute History - Gemeinhardt


While the term "flute" refers to a broad number of instruments which are found .... So, the tradition and origin of the Gemeinhardt flute can be traced directly to the ...

History of the Flute - Erik the Flutemaker - Selling Flutes, Bamboo ...


A four holed flute made from a femur bone of a bear was found in a cave in France. Flutes have been ... Where did the first flute come from? Was it someone's ...

Bone Flute Is Oldest Instrument, Study Says


Jun 24, 2009 ... A vulture-bone flute discovered in a European cave is likely the world's oldest recognizable musical instrument and pushes back humanity's ...