The flute is a musical instrument of the woodwind family. Unlike woodwind instruments with reeds, a flute is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening. According to the instrument classification of Hornbostel-Sachs, flutes are categorized as edge-blown aerophones.
A musician who plays the flute can be referred to as a flute player, a flautist, a flutist, or less commonly a fluter.
Aside from the voice, flutes are the earliest known musical instruments. A number of flutes dating to about 43,000 to 35,000 years ago have been found in the Swabian Alb region of Germany. These flutes demonstrate that a developed musical tradition existed from the earliest period of modern human presence in Europe.
The word flute first entered the English language during the Middle English period, as floute,, or else flowte, flo(y)te, possibly from Old French flaute and from Old Provençal flaüt,or else from Old French fleüte, flaüte, flahute via…
I found this video with instrumental music from Saudi Arabia played with flute and drums a other traditional Arabic instruments but this video also has and some pictures of the country. As far as I know this is traditional Arab music played with traditional Arabic instruments with an up-tempo beat. The uploader cre8ivmind has more […]
Listen to a sad egyptian tune Or Listen to Egyptian Bellydance Music You can find Egypt here on the Map View Larger Map Wanted to share the music first instead of the other way around these are two Egyptian instrumentals one slow the other upbeat.
About the Balaban The Balaban a flute like instrument can also know as the Duduk is native to Azerbaijan/Armenia this is about all I can find about the Instruments origins online so as a way of finding out more about this flute like instrument I am posting this instead of waiting for someone else to […]
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