Category Archives: Instrument

Instruments, history, flute makers, new products

The 19th-Century French Five-Key Flute and the Modern Boehm-System Flute in Cuban Charanga by Jessica Valiente

By Peter Westbrook June 8, 2016 (No)
Of interest to many flutists working in charanga is the kind of flute th..

The Shakuhachi, by Riley Lee

By Peter Westbrook November 12, 2014 (No)
The shakuhachi is an end-blown bamboo flute. It first arrived in Japan i..

Nga Uri O Hine Raukatauri — The Children of Hine Raukatauri: The Goddess of Flutes

By Peter Westbrook November 7, 2014 (No)
This article is an overview of the family of flutes present in the canon..

The Wondrous Bansuri of North Indian Music

By Peter Westbrook November 4, 2014 (No)
It is such a delight to write about the Wonderous Bansuri of North India..

A Rare Collaboration — The Gary Schocker Headjoint

By Peter Westbrook August 15, 2014 (No)
By Jenny Cline   This is the story of a decade-long conversation, a..

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