Friday, 26 May 2017

5 Interesting Flute Facts.

Flutes

When many people think of flutes, they think of a transverse flute, which is typically used in bands and orchestras. The flute has been a part of history for thousands of years and has evolved over that time into the instrument that is often seen today.

Here are 5 facts you may not have known about the flute:

1. The flute was one of the first musical instruments ever invented and has been used for thousands of years.

2. Flutes have been made out of lots of different materials throughout history including bone, wood, glass, ivory, plastic, resin, brass, nickel silver, silver, gold, and platinum.

3. The major Hindu deity Krishna holds a bamboo flute. It has been said that Krishna created the world through the beautiful sound of the flute and that the flute preaches love and freedom.

4. The flute is one of the highest-pitched instruments. Consequently, flute music is written in treble clef.

5. The flute requires more air than any other instrument, including the tuba.






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