Flute musical instrument
The flute is part of the woodwind family of musical instruments. It is a reed less musical instrument unlike woodwind instruments. It falls into the aero phone category of instruments. There are many different types of flutes and they all have different pitches and tones. Some of the very common and popular flutes, pitches and tones include the alto flute, Irish flute, bass flute as well as the western concert flute. The flute is considered to be a chamber instrument and its origin can be traced back as far as 16th and 17th century.
Learning how to play the flute and mastering the flute as a musical instrument is not very hard. It is quite simple and very easy to play and master. The flute can be played by simply blowing into the chamber. That is since it is a wind instrument, the sweet sound or melody is produced when a gush or stream of air is blown and passes through the different chambers of the flute and as this air or gush of wind rushes past and hits against a sharp edge which splits and breaks up the air, it produces a harmonious sound or melody.
The flute in some parts of the world is known and is referred to as a piccolo. The flute is ancient and scared musical instrument but it produces a very modern and quite intriguing sound, tune and tone. There are a lot of different flute brands and flute manufacturers out there as well as different flute pitches and tones. One must be very careful and patient when it comes to finding the right flute with the right pitch and tone.
The flute is quite a very clever and sophisticated musical instrument, in addition to producing high pitches and making sharp loud sounds, the flute can also make and produce low tones and pitches. In order to produce and make lower tones and tunes on a flute, one must simply open the holes on the side of flute and this will shorten the space and distance that the air or gush of wind will have to travel hence producing a lower tone and tune.
The flute or the piccolo is a very ancient and enchanting musical instrument and in some cultures and in certain parts of the world it is considered to be a very scared and precious musical instrument. For instance in India it is amongst the 3 celebrated musical instruments of that country. In India it is called and referred to by many different names which include venu and bansuri.
There is not much information or data available when it comes to the early beginnings and history of the flute. There is very little information available as to where the flute came from and a lot of information about the flute in terms of its origins is largely unknown. Even though a lot of stuff and lot of information about the flute is unknown most historians agree that it is amongst the oldest musical instruments in the world. It was used quite a lot in ancient times and it has featured in a lot of books and movies if the years.