Throughout history the size of the tube along the length of the flute has advanced in reference to its bore shape it was a simple cylindrical tube made of wood in the renaissance period with embouchure hole and finger holes which stopped at the end directly above the embouchure hole. 1300 - the flute appears in non-germanic countries such as france, spain, and flanders 1310 - flute's sound is compared to the sound of the trumpet and trombone circa 1320 - the one-peiced, two inch, wooden flute is invented. History of the 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 wing bone of a vulture. Development of the piccolo traverso the piccolo, and the concert flute, both evolved from the military transverse flute of the middle ages when in the mid 17th century the art of flute-making underwent a process of rapid innovation, the technical improvements made to the flute were passed on one by one to its smaller sister, the piccolo traverso.
The transverse flute, held horizontally to the right of the body, is the type of flute we play most often today, and even with this narrower definition, we find the history of the flute stretches back to antiquity. A timeline of flute development this page provides a vertical timeline for the historical flutes and flute-related developments surveyed on flutopedia the rightmost column shows a rough guide the ranges of various eras in development, based on the pecos classification with dates from [doe 2008] , appendix u, pages u-9 to u-16. Concert 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. In addition, flute makers extended the range of the instrument downward by adding low c and c-sharp keys to the foot joint (just like today's modern flute) by the end of the 18th century, two more keys were introduced which resulted in the 8-keyed flute.
How well do you know the history of the flute the flute is the oldest woodwind instrument, dating to 900 bc or earlier the first likely flute was called the ch-ie and emerged in china. Flute: flute, wind instrument in which the sound is produced by a stream of air directed against a sharp edge, upon which the air breaks up into eddies that alternate regularly above and below the edge, setting into vibration the air enclosed in the flute.
The pan flute revival came about after the war, caused by fanica luca, the famous pan flute player who had performed at the world exhibitions of 1937 (paris) and 1939 (new york) he did many concert tours in france, england, poland, egypt, china, russia and the united states. The flute became very popular as a solo instrument and in the mid 18th century, music-lovers from all over began offering concert opportunities for prospering flute soloists also, opera scores and the italian operatic style added more music that really showcased the flute. Band project 2013- history of the flute by macy gebhardt.
About this quiz & worksheet one of the most ancient musical instruments is the flute, whose history predates farming this quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of the history of this. A brief history of the native american flute the story of how the native american flute developed is relatively sparse on facts, but rich in folkloreand maybe that's fitting for an instrument that evolved in cultures where myth and legend were valued over verifiable facts. Flute background a flute is a musical instrument that produces sound when a stream of air is directed against the edge of a hole, causing the air within the body of the instrument to vibrate. 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 bore shape.
Western flute while flutes in various shapes and constructions have been among the most popular musical instruments in history, the modern concert flute, also known as a western concert flute, is. Theobald boehm (1794-1881) was born in munich, was a talented goldsmith and skilled at the mechanical arts he also served as a royal bavarian court musician, an avid flute player. The history of the flute and flute-playing includes information about players, makers, composers, and instruments of the past 800 years text articles, pictures, and a catalog of books and cds.
The artley name goes back to the 1930s, when indiana-born donald a artley and other members of the artley family started the artley flute co in elkhart, indiana, a city known worldwide for band instrument manufacturing. The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group 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.
The history and development of the flute this part of flutepage is about the development of the flute through historyplease select the epoch you are interested in by clicking on the accordant picture. The lute is the descendent of the arabic oud which traveled into europe during the time of the crusades from the beginning, the lute had a pear-shaped body, a rounded back made of separate strips of wood, and a bent-back pegbox. The history of the flu influenza a and b viruses continually undergo a type of change called antigenic drift this process accounts for most of the changes that occur in the viruses from one.